Reading a book

Jessica Shein

What to Read/Watch/Listen To This Summer

Summer is the perfect time for nourishing your mind. We asked WorldStrides employees what was on their summer reading, watching, and listening list. Here are a few favorites:   Recommended by Shannon Kontalonis, Senior Events Manager (and Former Teacher) Creative Schools By: Ken Robinson, Ph.D.... Read More

Star Spangled Banner Flag

Andy Pillifant

The Star-Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian

Is this flag the single most important artifact at the Smithsonian Institution? It just might be. In celebration of the Fourth of July, we’ll be seeing a lot of American flags this week – on mailboxes, main streets, parades, t-shirts, and even painted on faces! It got us thinking about THE flag ... Read More


Maggie Lawson

Life in Cuba, with a Focus on Death

On a recent custom program in Cuba, our team partnered with Community College of Baltimore County as they set out to study Mortuary Science. Yes, mortuary science, as in the study of funeral service. This unique program gave this group of future morticians and funeral directors a cross-cultural view... Read More


Maggie Lawson

Featured Academic Host:
Bob Coggins

WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs for higher ed typically incorporates immersive global engagements that allow students to meet professionals working in their field. Our unique Global Academic Team works closely with business faculty to develop immersive itineraries that feature visits with business ... Read More

teacher appreciation week

Beth Campbell

Teacher Appreciation Week Deals

WorldStrides love teachers…but we sure aren’t alone. We have big plans to honor 5 educators with our 2018 Teacher of the Year award (with cool prizes!) for Teacher Appreciation Week. But while you are waiting for the big announcements, we thought you might like to know about some free fo... Read More

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