8 Architecture Styles to Spot on Your European Tour

One of the beauties of traveling through Europe is seeing the great layers of history in the form of buildings and public spaces. It can be a challenge, though, to ...

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ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley Explores the Orkney Islands

ACIS Tour Manager Paul Daley has lead students on tours across Scotland, from the city center of Edinburgh to the wild and windy highlands in the north. He hopes that ...

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5 Spanish Myths and Legends to Share With Your Students

After you’ve covered the historic highlights of Spain, from the Alhambra to Madrid’s bull fighting rings, why not turn your attention to the world of the historical imagination? Dragons and ...

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New Lesson Plan: Virtual Tour of the Jefferson Memorial

Make your Social Studies classes come alive through our Virtual Tourism Lesson Plans! You may have previously enjoyed the Washington D.C. centered Lesson Plans on the Lincoln Memorial and the US Capitol ...

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New Lesson Plan: Virtual Tour of the US Capitol

Make your Social Studies classes come alive through our Virtual Tourism Lesson Plans! You may have previously enjoyed the Washington D.C. centered Lesson Plan on the Lincoln Memorial, and now ...

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The International Origins of Santa Claus

When you hear Santa Claus, your mind probably jumps to a jolly old man with a white trimmed suit and a beard to match. This is the Santa Claus of ...

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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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Hometown History: 5 Boston Attractions You May Not Know About

ACIS is lucky to have our headquarters in Boston, one of North America’s most historic cities and the cradle of the American Revolution. Historic attractions such as Faneuil Hall and ...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Your Language Classes

Happy National Poetry Month! April is dedicated to exploring the poetic art form, and while Language Arts is usually the go-to subject for classroom integration, including poetry in a foreign language ...

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