Setting SMART Goals

Staying SMART: Setting goals for 2021

The end of the year tends to be a time for reflection and pondering resolutions. Some may see the new year as a chance to put 2020 in the past, while others see it as a chance for a fresh start. Setting goals for 2021 may be particularly important, as the turmoil of this year […] Read More

9 Hot Chocolate Recipes from Around the World

9 Heavenly Hot Chocolate Recipes From Around the World

There’s no greater comfort during a cold winter night than a warm mug of hot chocolate. This delicious treat does more than soothe—it can transport you. A pack of Swiss Miss, complete with those tiny little marshmallows, can take you back to your childhood in just one sip. While everyone enjoys ... Read More

Virtual Choir Performance by Grand Cities Children's Choir

A Well-Deserved Virtual Encore

On March 1, 2020, when WorldStrides welcomed talented choirs from across the country for their grand debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City, we didn’t yet know the impact that COVID-19 would have on the performing arts and that for many of the groups it would be their last live performance. One o... Read More

On the Road Again: WorldStrides’ Approach to Traveling Today

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes to deliver a one-of-a-kind educational trip for students and teachers across the country? Read on to learn how we prepared for our first trip since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In early October, Program Leader Sonny G. and a group of 14 adults se... Read More

Favorite Candy Around the World

Favorite Candies Around the World

With Halloween soon upon us, we’re busy stocking up on the sweet, sour, chocolatey, and gummy candies that Trick-or-Treaters roam the streets to collect. But what does candy around the world look like? What is the favorite candy from country to country? We decided to find out. Next step, taste-tes... Read More

Fall Flavors of Food

5 Fall Flavors Around the World

We love pumpkin spice as much as the next latte drinker, but there are even more scrumptious fall flavors to enjoy as we officially head into autumn! Read on to learn more about autumn flavor favorites around the world. Fun fact: Did you know pumpkin spice-flavored treats don’t even have pumpkin i... Read More

Constitution of the United States

Constitution Day

On this day in 1787, state delegates gathered in Philadelphia to sign the United States Constitution. Since then, we’ve come a long way! Happy Constitution Day! The Signers You can probably name many of the Constitution’s most famous signers—George Washington and James Madison come to mind—b... Read More

Teacher does virtual icebreaker while distance learning

Virtual Icebreakers for Distance Learning

Creating a positive classroom culture is more important now than ever before, as many schools are starting the year virtually. This year, virtual icebreakers are beneficial for both teachers and students in fostering community, helping everyone get to know each other, and exposing students to new pe... Read More

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