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

The ACIS Team By the Numbers

Putting together an international tour takes months of preparation, and from the first phone call with a program consultant to the final flight home, there are dedicated ACIS staff members ...

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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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New Spanish Lesson Plan: Perdido en Madrid Episode 1

ACIS is excited to offer a new video-based lesson plan for high school Spanish classrooms!  Perdido en Madrid is an engaging, two-part series created just for Spanish teachers. In Episode ...

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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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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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