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

6 Ancient Japanese Traditions Still Practiced Today

Today, Japan may be synonymous with robotics and high-speed trains, but it is still a country steeped in traditions: some visible and accessible, others less so. Here are a few ...

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ACIS Staff Spotlight: Meet Regional Director Tom Heigham

Regional Director of Sales Tom Heigham has been at ACIS for 14 years, so you could say he has a bit of experience helping teachers travel. When he’s not planning ...

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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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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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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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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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5 Skills From Traveling You Can Use When Applying to College

Junior and senior year are important for any student looking to attend college in a few short years. Tests, projects, homework, sports, plays, art shows are all tasks among the ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Brian F., Tennessee

Brian teaches 7th grade world history in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He’s relatively new to the ACIS Family, but from the sounds of it, this is the start of a beautiful friendship. ...

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