Author Archive For: Sarah Bichsel

The International Origins of Santa Claus

When you hear Santa Claus, your mind probably jumps to a jolly old man with a white trimmed suit and a beard to match. This is the Santa Claus of ...

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2019 German Language Calendar

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

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Recipes for a Globally Inspired Thanksgiving

What does your Thanksgiving table look like? Is there a classic salt-brined turkey and mashed potatoes at the center? Does the food reflect a rich cultural tradition? In any case, ...

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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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