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WorldStrides Program Leader Receives NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

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At WorldStrides, our network of traveling Program Leaders is comprised of teachers that go above and beyond for their students – and it’s always exciting when we get to see them honored for going the extra mile! One such teacher and WorldStrides Program Leader was…

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9 New Year’s Traditions From Cultures Around The World

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Happy (almost!) New Year! Whether you’re ringing in New Year’s Eve from some exciting foreign country or at home with family and friends, you probably have a New Year’s tradition or two. Common traditions throughout the United States include singing “Auld Lang Syne” to greet…

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Washington Area Girls Soccer League Enjoys Italy Soccer Tour

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The Washington Area Girls Soccer League is a youth soccer organization with 650 teams and 10,000 players throughout Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Each year, a group of 18 players are chosen from teams in the division 1 or 2 level to create the…

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Eighth grade history teacher shares why he travels with students

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When it comes to student educational travel, teachers are our most valuable resource. It is the teachers who understand the impact of travel on their students’ lives, and the teacher who begins the process of planning a trip of a lifetime. At WorldStrides, we work…

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Welcome to the New WorldStrides Web Site!

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Welcome! As you can see, we at WorldStrides have been busy redesigning our website and we’re very excited about it. The new site is designed for discovery – we want you to browse our programs, find destinations you’ve always wanted to explore and opportunities you’ve wanted to…

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is home to eight habitat areas, including African, Asian, and Australian animals, primates, an aquatic center, and several bird exhibits. Visitors can feed giraffes and rhinos, ride llamas, pet goats and stingrays, and walk through aviaries. These unique hands-on learning experiences…

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Illinois State Museum

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Explore the official museum of natural history of Illinois and a collection of cultural and artistic achievements. The Illinois State Museum contains a diverse and plentiful collection of archaeological, botanical, geological, and zoological specimens. Exhibits showcase the history of the Prairie State through 500 million years…

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Arab Spring

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The revolution that unseated Hosni Mubarak in Egypt and became known as the Arab Spring throughout the Middle East disturbed several university trips operated through WorldStrides. Thanks to our worldwide network, the WorldStrides Capstone team was able to reroute individual students and full programs to…

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H1N1 Global Health Alert

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As the number of H1N1 virus cases within the U.S. and abroad rose in 2009, WorldStrides Capstone programs worked proactively to keep participants safe from exposure to the serious disease and to avoid potential travel complications because of heightened security at airports around the globe….

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