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5 Things Teachers Can Do This Summer to Prepare For Fall

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Summer vacation is here! Not only is it a great time for teachers to relax after a busy school year, it’s also a good opportunity to learn a few new things and prepare for the fall. Here are five things teachers can do this summer to…

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WorldStrides Surprises State-wide Spelling Bee Winner with Airfare to the National Spanish Spelling Bee

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WorldStrides surprised Salem Church Middle School student Jayli Jimenez Garcia with airfare to represent her school at the National Spanish Spelling Bee in San Antonio, Texas. Jayli grabbed the top spot out of 140 students who participated in the Bee. The national event will take…

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Evelyn Johnson

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Teachers are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate those teachers who have impacted their lives and encouraged them…

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Performing – Bryan Young

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Our Program Leaders – your teachers – are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate their program leaders for…

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Science – Alexa Groff

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Our Program Leaders – your teachers – are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate their program leaders for…

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: History – Erik Brolsma

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Our Program Leaders – your teachers – are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate their program leaders for…

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WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Foreign Language – Aleena Griffin

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Our Program Leaders – your teachers – are the heart and soul behind our programs. It’s the teacher students will remember. This year, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked students and parents who have participated in recent WorldStrides programs to nominate their program leaders for…

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Social Sarah: 3 Ways To Use Facebook Live With Your WorldStrides Program

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One of the newest trends in social media is the ability to “go live” and share what you’re up to. Facebook Live makes it especially easy for you to broadcast to your friends. While it’s a great tool for giving a peek at the dinner…

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WorldStrides – Informing and Supporting Ford’s Theatre

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On March 2, the WorldStrides Curriculum and Academics Team was joined by three Washington, D.C., Course Leaders to collaborate with the Education Team at Ford’s Theatre. Ford’s Theatre’s Associate Director of Interpretive Resources, David McKenzie, requested the focus group knowing that WorldStrides is a top…

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5 Obscure Facts About Past Presidential Inaugurations

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We’re looking forward to bringing more than 6,000 students to our nation’s capital to experience this year’s historic Presidential Inauguration! As our groups begin to arrive in Washington, D.C., we put together this list of five obscure facts about past Presidential Inaugurations you may not…

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