Author Archive For: Marc Amigone

How I Got Started – Advice for a First-Time Group Leader

Jeanne McCoy started teaching high school French in 1993. She traveled with ACIS for the first time in 1995 before taking 10 years away from the classroom to raise her family. ...

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VIDEO: 2015 European War History Tour Recap

Brent Nieter is an 8th Grade US History Teacher from Chesapeake, Virginia. He took a group of his students to Europe in the summer of 2015 to expose them to ...

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What is Educational Travel?

Educational Travel is a carefully planned combination of tours, site visits and hands-on learning opportunities, built around clear learning objectives. An educational tour is more than a vacation. It’s a ...

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Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Pique Your Wanderlust

A picture says a thousand words. The absolute most fun thing about my job as social media coordinator for ACIS is looking at pictures of international destinations all day every day ...

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7 Ways Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student Can Up Your Teaching Game

This post was originally published by Samantha Cleaver WeAreTeachers and sponsored by the AIFS Foundation. Sure, hosting a foreign exchange student is a commitment, but it may also be the ...

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ACIS Tour Managers – Part of What Makes an Exceptional Educational Journey

At ACIS, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional educational travel experiences. In order to make those experiences possible, we rely on a phenomenal team of professionals including our world-class tour managers. How do ...

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Ireland: an Educational Travel Experience

Ever wonder what it’d be like to visit Ireland? Well, Christiana Dalton recently traveled to the emerald isle with ACIS and took her camera with her. Upon her return home, she ...

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Arc de Triomphe on Bastille Day

5 Ways to Celebrate Bastille Day

July 14th in France is a day of celebration filled with fireworks, balloons, parades and lots of national pride. If you’re looking to extend the revelry to this side of ...

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How Does Experiential Learning Overlap with Educational Travel?

Confucius once said, “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” As the educational establishment puts more pressure on teachers to follow strict standards ...

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5 Ways Traveling Abroad in High School Will Help Your Students Get into College

Getting into the college they want is a challenge every high school student faces. According to the U.S. News and World Report, college applications have increased 15% nationwide over the last ...

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