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

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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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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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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Celebrate Earth Day With These Neat Nature Facts

Earth Day is April 22, and to celebrate, we’ve put together some fun and fascinating facts from some of our top science-focused destinations. Share them with your students, and for ...

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8 Architecture Styles to Spot on Your European Tour

One of the beauties of traveling through Europe is seeing the great layers of history in the form of buildings and public spaces. It can be a challenge, though, to ...

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ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley Explores the Orkney Islands

ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley has lead students on tours across Scotland, from the city center of Edinburgh to the wild and windy highlands in the north. He hopes that ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Christie M.

Meet Christie M.! Having taken her first trip in 2018, she is (relatively) new to the ACIS family, but she’s fast becoming a group travel pro. Christie shared some secrets ...

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New ELA Lesson Plan: The Danger of a Single Story

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  This new lesson plan is ...

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5 Spanish Myths and Legends to Share With Your Students

After you’ve covered the historic highlights of Spain, from the Alhambra to Madrid’s bull fighting rings, why not turn your attention to the world of the historical imagination? Dragons and ...

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