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

2019-2020 School Year German Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2019-2020 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the German-speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes with ...

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3 European Markets You Can Visit On Your ACIS Tour

In many European cities, the marketplace is the belly and nerve center of the town. It’s where farmers and producers from the surrounding regions gather every week to sell their ...

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Moments Over Monuments: A Tour Manager’s Reflections on How Travel Changes Lives

ACIS Tour Manager Lucy Ryan shares some of the ways travel has positively impacted her point of view and those of the students she brings abroad. This post was originally published ...

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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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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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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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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Jeannie on The Big Island

You probably won’t surprised to learn that ACIS team members REALLY love to travel and that we take every chance in our personal lives to explore different parts of the ...

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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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2019 Teacher Appreciation Week Contest

Though we like to say every week is Teacher Appreciation Week at ACIS, today kicks off the national celebration of educators who dedicate themselves to bettering the lives of their ...

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Peter Jones: On That Day in Paris

Early in the day on Monday, April 15th, I had been visiting groups and snapping pictures around Notre Dame.  It was a lovely day and the cathedral was as beautiful as ever.  The crowds were ...

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