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

Cultural Resources for the Language Classroom

We know foreign language learning is so much more than memorizing tenses and conjugating verbs: Part of the joy lies in discovering the unique history and culture that surrounds every ...

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Traveling Next Year? Save Up This Summer!

If you’re traveling on an ACIS educational tour in the next year, there is no time like the present to start saving up! In this post we’ve put together some ...

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Project-Based Learning in Educational Travel

What is Project-Based Learning? Project-Based Learning is a dynamic classroom approach designed to engage students in the investigation of authentic problems. In grappling with real-world issues, students bridge the gap ...

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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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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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