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My Virtual Field Trip: A How-To Guide

For the past 5 years, I have traveled for a week in April with my 8th graders with WorldStrides. We alternate between Washington, DC, and Philadelphia, and New York/Boston. This year was supposed to be New York/Boston. How quickly plans can change! I didn’t want my students to miss out on this... Read More

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Learning at Home: Worksheets and Activities on Growth

Each week, the WorldStrides Education team prepares new lessons and activities around a broad, central theme that aims to give teachers, students, and parents new tools and resources that can be useful in the classroom (the new online classroom, that is) and at home. This week, our focus is on growt... Read More

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Learning at Home: Worksheets and Activities on Connection

Each week, the WorldStrides Education team prepares new lessons and activities around a broad, central theme that aims to give teachers, students, and parents new tools and resources that can be useful in the classroom (the new online classroom, that is) and at home. This week, our focus is on conne... Read More

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Worksheets for Learning at Home

The WorldStrides Education Team is proud to introduce our new Learn at Home series, a weekly collection of worksheets, ideas, and activities for our teachers, students, and parents who are spending much more time at home and much less time at….well, just about ev... Read More

December Classroom Calendars

December Classroom Calendars

Our last downloadable monthly calendar of 2019 is here! Download your December calendar now! All of our calendars are packed full of interesting facts from our team of education experts, as well as beautiful photos from our sites, holidays and other special dates. Pick between a science or a history... Read More

November Calendar

November Classroom Calendars

Our downloadable monthly calendar for November is here! All of our calendars are packed full of interesting facts from our team of education experts, as well as a beautiful photos from our sites, holidays and other special dates. Pick between a science or a history version – whichever will suit yo... Read More

Halloween Classroom Ideas

Stuck in a Halloween activity rut? If you’ve been doing the same spooky activities for years, check out our ideas for Halloween classroom fun for different subjects, and you may be inspired to try something new. Kick off the holiday season in your classroom with some entertaining, educational, and... Read More

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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

Endemic Animals Around the World

“Endemic” refers to a species that is uniquely found in one part of the world, and that part only! These types of animals are most commonly found in more isolated parts of the globe, like islands, but they can be found in other places too. Our map highlights some of these fascinating exclusive c... Read More