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Halloween Classroom Ideas

Stuck in a Halloween activity rut? If you’ve been doing the same spooky activities for years, check out our ideas for Halloween classroom fun for different subjects, and you may be inspired to try something new. Kick off the holiday season in your classroom with some entertaining, educational, and... Read More

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

3 Things to Try in France

After my trip this summer to France, England, and Berlin, here are my three “must-dos” while in France. You must eat a croissant. My friends and I ate TONS of croissants! They were so delicious when warm, and freshly baked (and sometimes chocolate on the inside). You don’t even need to sit dow... Read More

How Travel Boosts Student Confidence

For decades, I did my best to teach students with dyslexia and other learning difficulties as they struggled in a traditional academic setting. But the barriers they faced in a traditional school setting were often too much to overcome. Year after year, students came into my first-grade classroom fa... Read More

Providing Exceptional Experiences for All

On a warm evening last June, I witnessed a remarkable interaction that impacted me both personally and professionally.  At the Juneteenth celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts here in Boston, I watched a dancer delicately lift her arm in the air as she gracefully spun her wheelchair back and forth... Read More

October Classroom Calendar

Download our WorldStrides classroom calendars! Each month, we feature a downloadable monthly calendar. They are packed full of interesting facts from our team of education experts, as well as a beautiful photos from our sites, holidays and other special dates. Pick between a science or a history ver... Read More

In Brief: On Micro-writing

I couldn’t possibly make my point with a long, wordy article, so let’s get to it. Whether they know it or not, your students are micro-writing. They’re writing captions for Instagram. They’re writing witty responses on Snapchat. It’s the very foundation of Twitter. And even as emojis chall... Read More

Endemic Animals Around the World

“Endemic” refers to a species that is uniquely found in one part of the world, and that part only! These types of animals are most commonly found in more isolated parts of the globe, like islands, but they can be found in other places too. Our map highlights some of these fascinating exclusive c... Read More

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