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

6 Facts to Know About Bastille Day

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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6 Ways to Engage Students Before, During and After Your Trip

By Beth Marshall, Academic Travel Adviser and ACIS group leader since 1995 – trip #15 under her belt and counting! As I reflect on the trip I recently lead this ...

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8 Great Spanish Instagrams for Students

Ensure your students engage with Spanish over the summer with these Spanish language Instagram accounts! Instagram is a great, authentic resource for students to interact with the language on a ...

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4th of July Celebrations Across the USA

When you think of celebrating America’s birthday you probably think of fireworks, cookouts, diving into a pool on a hot Summer day and time with family and friends. But this ...

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New Recipe: Tarte Tatin

Add a little international flair to your 4th of July Celebrations with this delicious take on apple pie! You may think of apple pie as a traditional American dish, but ...

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Scottish Myths and Legends

Scotland has a rich history of folklore and visitors from around the world have been drawn in by dexterously woven tales of magic and mischief. Here are 6 Scottish myths ...

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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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Cultural Connections: Dining With Locals

Every pocket of the world has its own unique food traditions, which includes the way people gather to eat. Certain cultures focus on quick bites, while others have dinners lasting ...

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Youth Leadership in the Dominican: A Q&A With Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos

Since 2017, ACIS Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos has been bringing students to the Dominican Republic as part of a Youth Leadership itinerary. The number of students has increased from year ...

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Dining Out in France: A Few Quick Tips

Every travel experience offers the opportunity to try some delicious new foods, which means you will likely find yourself navigating culinary customs different than your own. On a recent trip ...

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