Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog

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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6 Italian Language and Culture Podcasts for Students

Podcast Italiano Language Level – Beginner to Advanced Maybe you’re looking for an entry level listening exercise or maybe you want to hear a review of BBC’s Black Mirror: You ...

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The Pluses of ACIS Exchange Plus

Andrew K. coordinates global trips for his school in Massachusetts and recently discovered the benefits of ACIS Exchange Plus offerings, which enhance a school’s international exchange program. We interviewed both ...

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5 Travel Apps to Download Before Your Trip

It can be daunting trying to decide which travel apps would be best to download on your smartphone for your upcoming trip abroad. There are too many to choose from ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Ryan V.

It’s time to meet another of our amazing ACIS Group Leaders. Ryan V., from Clarksville, Tennessee, has a long history with us and plenty of wonderful stories to share as ...

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A Guide to Vienna’s Christmas Markets

For most, the mention of Vienna evokes thoughts of its artistic and intellectual past, primarily because of two of its most famous residents: Mozart and Beethoven. For others, the historic ...

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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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“Full Circle Moments” By ACIS Chaperone Tom Fraher

A recent conversation: “Tom, have you ever been abroad?” “Yup-United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Africa and China.” “Wow, you’ve done a decent amount of traveling!” I’m lucky ...

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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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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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