November Calendar

November Classroom Calendars

Our downloadable monthly calendar for November is here! All of our calendars 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 version – whichever will suit yo... Read More

The Louvre - Paris, France

Best Movies for Sparking Travel Excitement

Ever seen a movie and thought, “Oh, I HAVE to go there someday”? Traveling the world vicariously through a film can be educational and inspirational! Whether you are learning about a new destinations and culture in preparation for traveling, or opening the door for new knowledge, a movie can be ... Read More

Historic Boston

New Program Spotlight: Boston – East Coast STEM

Boston is famous worldwide for its role in advancing America’s revolution…but you know what else Boston is famous for? Advancing science at some of the world’s best institutions! Our new Boston STEM trip highlights include visiting the MIT Nuclear Reactor Lab, StageOne Robotics and Coding Heli... Read More

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New Program Spotlight: New York City – East Coast STEM

New York City is famous for having something for just about everyone – and that’s why we’ve introduced new trips that approach America’s largest city with a focus on STEM.  This tour offers the best of, well, ALL, worlds by combining all the NYC highlights with science-packed visits like th... Read More

Student Spotlight: Ethan Wilkinson

You might say Ethan Wilkinson, a high school student from Michigan, approached fundraising for his upcoming trip to Costa Rica like a real professional – he created his own small business! He started a lawn care company from scratch. “My Mom helped me make postcards about my lawn mowing service... Read More

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

Promote Your Fundraiser

8 Tips for Promoting Your Fundraiser

Many groups that travel with WorldStrides hold fundraisers to offset trip costs and allow more students to experience the benefits and excitement of educational travel. To make sure your fundraiser is successful, it’s important your school and local community know about it. So, you’ve chosen you... Read More

Student Tour in 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