Author Archive For: Sarah Bichsel

Teacher Spotlight: Deanna C.

This week’s group leader spotlight goes to Deanna, who has been teaching in Oregon for 24 years. ACIS isn’t the first educational travel company she’s gone with, but after seeing ...

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Youth Leadership in the Dominican: A Q&A With Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos

Since 2017, ACIS Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos has been bringing students to the Dominican Republic as part of a Youth Leadership itinerary. The number of students has increased from year ...

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Dining Out in France: A Few Quick Tips

Every travel experience offers the opportunity to try some delicious new foods, which means you will likely find yourself navigating culinary customs different than your own. On a recent trip ...

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6 Health and Wellness Resources for Teachers

Getting all the love and freebies from Teacher Appreciation Week is great, no doubt about that, but what happens during the rest of the year? How are you, as an ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Véronique S., Washington

Say bonjour to our teacher spotlight, Véronique S.! In April 2018, Véronique lead a group of students on the Toujours en France itinerary, and she says they are still talking ...

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New Spanish Classroom Activity: Lyrics and Learning

Getting to listen to music in class as part of your lesson plan? Sounds good to us! This new classroom activity uses 9 contemporary songs (all-student appropriate) from artists such ...

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Celebrate Earth Day With These Neat Nature Facts

Earth Day is April 22, and to celebrate, we’ve put together some fun and fascinating facts from some of our top science-focused destinations. Share them with your students, and for ...

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Join ACIS on the Road (Via Social!)

Spring is one of THE busiest travel seasons for ACIS. It makes sense, as many students and teachers take full advantage of Spring Break holidays to travel to new destinations ...

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8 Architecture Styles to Spot on Your European Tour

One of the beauties of traveling through Europe is seeing the great layers of history in the form of buildings and public spaces. It can be a challenge, though, to ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Christie M.

Meet Christie M.! Having taken her first trip in 2018, she is (relatively) new to the ACIS family, but she’s fast becoming a group travel pro. Christie shared some secrets ...

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