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

Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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Seeing Berlin Through Literature

Berlin is a fascinating city, destroyed and re-designed throughout the 20th century, and at the heart of political events that were to shape the whole of Europe many times over. ...

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Why Next Generation Travel

Next Generation Travel: what’s it all about? Webster’s dictionary has no definition (yet), but you can think of it as a trip that goes above and beyond the typical tour, ...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4th-11th marks Teacher Appreciation Week, and while you may see a shortage of Red Delicious apples in the produce section, there are plenty of other creative ways to acknowledge the ...

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New STEM Activity: The Mediterranean Diet

Bring international flavor to the classroom with an all new STEM activity on the Mediterranean Diet! High School Biology and Human Nutrition Teacher Carlie Frydman has created a two-part lesson plan ...

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7 Fun Facts About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America you may be familiar with due to its bustling tourism scene and picturesque views. Sitting between Panama and Nicaragua, the Pacific ...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Your Language Classes

Happy National Poetry Month! April is dedicated to exploring the poetic art form, and while Language Arts is usually the go-to subject for classroom integration, including poetry in a foreign language ...

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6 Easter Traditions Around the World

For Christians around the world, Easter is one of the holiest events of the year, but even if you are not of faith, the accompanying celebrations can be fascinating to ...

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Slow Food: 3 Secrets of Italian Flavor

The concept of encouraging sustainable agriculture and locally-sourced ingredients produced with quality rather than quantity in mind has been gaining traction in recent years. But in Italy, this is how ...

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4 Arts-Based Workshops to Inspire Your Students

Not everyone is an artist, but ask Dr. Lucy Bartholomee, and she’ll tell you that anyone can use art and creative expression to make a difference. A teacher since 1997, ...

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