Author Archive For: Sarah Bichsel

ACTFL 2018 – New Orleans

The biggest event in foreign language teaching is coming to the Big Easy! The ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo runs this Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18, ...

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10 Tips for Planning Your Recruitment Meeting

You’ve picked an ACIS itinerary, talked with your tour consultant and are eager to sign up students for the trip of a lifetime.  Now it’s time to host a meeting ...

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Now Available: Perdido en Madrid Episode 2

The adventure in Spain continues with the second and final episode of Perdido en Madrid! In part 1, American college student Brandon arrives in Madrid – and immediately finds himself ...

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10 Short Stories for Your Language Arts Class on Halloween

October 31st can pose a challenge for teachers: How do you engage a group of students fully costumed and thinking about candy-filled festivities? Lean into the spirit in your language ...

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Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

ACIS Tour Managers travel across the globe with students on tour, but they all have to call someplace home. In our new Off the Road series, we interview our Tour ...

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2018-2019 School Year Spanish Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2018-2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the Spanish speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes ...

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2018-2019 School Year French Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2018-2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the French-speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes with ...

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The ACIS Team By the Numbers

Putting together an international tour takes months of preparation, and from the first phone call with a program consultant to the final flight home, there are dedicated ACIS staff members ...

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New Spanish Lesson Plan: Perdido en Madrid Episode 1

ACIS is excited to offer a new video-based lesson plan for high school Spanish classrooms!  Perdido en Madrid is an engaging, two-part series created just for Spanish teachers. In Episode ...

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A World of Possibilities: How Educational Travel Impacts Student Futures

What students get out of an educational tour can be immediately apparent – the pictures of ancient ruins, the newly absorbed factoids, the delicately-crafted souvenirs from local artisans – but ...

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