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

New Classroom Activity: Ovid and The Art of Love

The modern date night may be dinner and a movie – but how did Ancient Romans approach romance? Latin instructor Skye Shirley has put together an engaging classroom activity that ...

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5 Fierce Female Rulers to Include in Your Next History Lesson

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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Explore London Like a Local

As one of the largest cities in the world as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, London can be one wonderful but overwhelming venture. ...

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7 Ted Talks for Back to School Inspiration

True: Back to School Season is an exhilarating time when teachers return to a new classroom refreshed and full of ideas for student growth and the physical classroom itself. Also true: Back to ...

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Around the World With Peter Jones: The Svalbard Diaries

ACIS President Peter Jones recently traveled from Boston to Svalbard in the Arctic Circle (And we thought Boston was cold!). Read about his adventures below, reposted from his blog Pietro ...

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Destination Spotlight: Valencia

By ACIS Social Media Manager Sarah Bichsel When you bring home a flyer advertising your school’s ACIS educational tour to Madrid, Barcelona, and Valencia, you probably recognize the first two cities instantly. ...

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7 Ancient Places to Eat in Modern Rome

Skye Shirley is a teacher, writer, and spoken Latin enthusiast whose immersive lessons embrace the most recent and convincing research into second language acquisition. She has presented on pedagogical topics ...

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6 Spanish Language and Culture Podcasts for Students

For anyone who read our French Language Podcast roundup and thought “I wish they’d done one for Spanish”… Your wish has been granted! Here are 6 podcasts, across a broad range ...

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The Power of Educational Travel: Reflections from a Student Globetrotter

Annie Arthur is a current International Program Coordinator Intern at ACIS. She is a Senior at Syracuse University where she is majoring in International Relations and Citizenship and Civic Engagement ...

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Why not China? Reasons China is a must for students

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel along with one of our ACIS groups on their 10 day tour of China. I joined a high school group from Long Island as ...

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