Author Archive For: Sarah Bichsel

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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ACIS Iceland: Your Classroom Outdoors

We’ve recently blogged about the natural beauty of Iceland, but these amazing landscapes hold more than photo opps: behind every waterfall and beneath every geyser there is an adventure in scientific ...

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The 2018 ACIS Photo & Video Contest Winners

Another year has gone by, and we have another incredible collection of photos submitted by ACIS participants! We received over 100 photo entries and dozens of videos from students who had ...

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New Classroom Activity: Ovid and The Art of Love

The modern date night may be dinner and a movie – but how did Ancient Romans approach romance? Latin instructor Skye Shirley has put together an engaging classroom activity that ...

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