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

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What do we learn when we travel together?

This summer, thousands of students and teachers traveled near and far on family vacations and educational trips like ours. There’s a lot to see and do when we travel, and more often than not, there’s not enough time to get it all in. So what to do? I’ll tell you – collaborate. Easier said th... Read More

5 Things Teachers Can Do This Summer to Prepare for Fall

Summer, summer, summertime

School is out and it’s sort of a buzz* Teachers! Let me ask you – do you stop being a teacher when it’s summertime? One gift that comes from summertime is the air to think freely, creatively. No bells, no meetings, no grading, no rushing to get that unit finished or this project thing started.... Read More

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Are you a rising 9th grader?

I have a message for you. Do you remember your first day of middle school? I do. I was your principal. Just kidding! Not your principal, but I was a middle school principal for several years, and trust me when I tell you this –  we principals have a special place in our hearts for […] Read More

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Happens every year: Summer-itis is going around

We asked the members of our Curriculum & Academics team for some remedies It’s near the end of the second semester, there are only a few weeks left, and try as you might, keeping your students’ attention until the last bell of the year seems….Herculean? Been here before? We get it. That’... Read More

Join our Smithsonian Insider Access Webinar Series

WorldStrides is thrilled to announce our Smithsonian Institution Insider Access Webinar Series. These information-rich webinars will be a unique chance for educators to hear from some of the top educational experts in the world as they give us an insider look into tools developed by the Smithsonian ... Read More

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Why LEAP Matters

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Students learn best when they are actively engaged with what they’re learning. That’s why WorldStrides’ high school- and middle school-level programs use the LEAP philosophy—our own unique experiential learning phil... Read More

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Questions to Ask at Your Parent-Teacher Conference

It’s parent-teacher conference season, and we know you want to make the most of your limited one-on-one time with your child’s teacher. The more prepared you are going in, the more beneficial the meeting will be for you, the teacher, and your kid! You may have a million things on your mind, or y... Read More

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