Author Archive For: ACIS Blog

Growing Your Group: Advice From a First Time Group Leader

Erin P. is a first-time ACIS Group Leader heading to Europe next year. Although she started the process seeing limited interest, she has made her way up to 16 students ...

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ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley Explores the Orkney Islands

ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley has lead students on tours across Scotland, from the city center of Edinburgh to the wild and windy highlands in the north. He hopes that ...

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An Update on European Travel Permissions for 2021

In recent weeks, you may have heard a few news stories buzzing about upcoming changes to American travel permissions within Europe – Or maybe you haven’t and I’ve now suddenly ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Brian F., Tennessee

Brian teaches 7th grade world history in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He’s relatively new to the ACIS Family, but from the sounds of it, this is the start of a beautiful friendship. ...

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New Lesson Plan: Virtual Tour of the US Capitol

Make your Social Studies classes come alive through our Virtual Tourism Lesson Plans! You may have previously enjoyed the Washington D.C. centered Lesson Plan on the Lincoln Memorial, and now ...

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7 Global Festivals That Celebrate Ice and Snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! At these festivals around the world, the more chill in the air, the better to celebrate all things winter. There is ...

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Announcing an Exclusive Rick Steves Discount for ACIS Travelers

Whether you’ve watched him on PBS, or noticed a familiar blue and yellow guidebook in the hands of tourists worldwide, you’re bound to have encountered Rick Steves in some way ...

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5 Ways Travel Can Broaden Student Horizons

Leandra Beabout taught high school English before transitioning to a brief career in newspaper journalism. She now splits her time between teaching English as a new language in the virtual classroom and ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Spain

There are few better feelings than the one after you’ve successfully put a new language into practice. Even it’s something simple, like ordering tapas or asking for directions, knowing that ...

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Tour de…remind me…France?

Allez, allez! Yes, it’s underway. The annual event that is the world’s greatest cycle race, is currently in the thick of it. We’re talking, of course, about the Tour de ...

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