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

Cultural Resources for the Language Classroom

We know foreign language learning is so much more than memorizing tenses and conjugating verbs: Part of the joy lies in discovering the unique history and culture that surrounds every ...

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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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5 Ways Costa Ricans Are Saving the Planet

Costa Rica is proud to be one of the world leaders in sustainability. It’s more than a movement there; it’s a way of life.  There are several protected wilderness areas ...

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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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ACIS Student Spotlight: Amanda Travels to Indochina

This Spring, Amanda R. traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand with ACIS Tours and got to experience cultures completely different (and yet, in surprising ways very similar to) the life ...

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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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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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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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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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