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

Classroom Activity: Cookies From Around the World

Break out of your chocolate chip comfort zone! Every country has its own version of a traditional cookie and – unsurprisingly – they’re all just as delicious as the American ...

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Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

ACIS Tour Managers travel across the globe with students on tour, but they all have to call someplace home. In our new Off the Road series, we interview our Tour ...

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2018-2019 School Year French Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2018-2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the French-speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes with ...

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7 Phrases You Will Only Hear in Québécois

Since the 1600s, Quebec French, or Québécois, has evolved its own unique features which set it apart from le français standard. The most obvious differences are in accent and vocabulary, ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Spain

There are few better feelings than the one after you’ve successfully put a new language into practice. Even it’s something simple, like ordering tapas or asking for directions, knowing that ...

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A World of Possibilities: How Educational Travel Impacts Student Futures

What students get out of an educational tour can be immediately apparent – the pictures of ancient ruins, the newly absorbed factoids, the delicately-crafted souvenirs from local artisans – but ...

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Around the World in 7 Movies: Foreign Language Films to Bring to the Classroom

Since the invention of film, movies have served as a powerful tool for spreading a country’s language and culture around the world. Films provide foreign language students the opportunity to ...

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A Magical Tour: Exploring the UK Through Harry Potter

For the many Harry Potter fans out there, visiting the UK can seem like walking into an enchanted land, full of funny accents, eccentric characters, and bewitching castles. Many of ...

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ACIS Iceland: Your Classroom Outdoors

We’ve recently blogged about the natural beauty of Iceland, but these amazing landscapes hold more than photo opps: behind every waterfall and beneath every geyser there is an adventure in scientific ...

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The 2018 ACIS Photo & Video Contest Winners

Another year has gone by, and we have another incredible collection of photos submitted by ACIS participants! We received over 100 photo entries and dozens of videos from students who had ...

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