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

4 Myths About Domestic Educational Travel Debunked

In our conversations with teachers, we’ve discovered that there are a few common misconceptions about domestic educational travel. From the group size needed to have a private tour, to deadline ...

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“The Best Experience I’ve Ever Had” – A Student’s Post Trip Reflections

My name is Kiylin Gaff, I’m 16, and I’m a junior at Linden High School in Michigan. I enjoy writing poetry in my free time or learning new instruments like ...

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The ACIS Difference: Quality of Care in Educational Travel

The support and care that sits behind every single group on an ACIS educational travel tour, is the part that truly distinguishes us from the other guys.  We know this ...

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Capital ELA: Why One Language Arts Teacher Chose D.C. For Her Students

When you think about Middle School class trips to Washington D.C., you generally think of them being led by history or social studies teachers. Rebekah E., an English teacher from ...

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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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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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5 Royal Sites to Visit in London Beyond Buckingham Palace

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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Peter Jones: On That Day in Paris

Early in the day on Monday, April 15th, I had been visiting groups and snapping pictures around Notre Dame.  It was a lovely day and the cathedral was as beautiful as ever.  The crowds were ...

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