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10 African American “Firsts” at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for classical and popular music. Did you know that it also has a history of inclusivity? Even before other prominent stages were open to African American performers and activists, Carnegie Hall was a stage that welcomed them. Here are ... Read More

Five D.C. Sites That Are Rich in African American History

Washington D.C. is home to beloved museums and memorials that keep important American moments close to hearts and minds. The National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened in 2016, in a ceremony presided over by President Barack Obama, is a meaningful addition to the city. Sti... 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

Hey Smithsonian – Did whales really used to walk?

Thanks to recent fossil discoveries and modern science, scientists are now piecing together the histories of some of our planet’s creatures that were once a mystery. For example, did you know whales once walked the earth? When we saw the title of a Smithsonian Channel special, When Whales Walked: ... Read More

Apollo 11 patch on Armstrong's spacesuit

Hey Smithsonian – What is it like to walk on the Moon?

On July 16, 1969, the world watched as Apollo 11 launched into space from Cape Kennedy. The following days were filled with wonder and excitement as people prepared for the very first Moon Landing. This “one giant leap for mankind” would take place on July 20, 1969, and that day was forever soli... Read More

WorldStrides Teacher of the Year: Jason Whited

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, WorldStrides will be showcasing our five 2019 Teacher of the Year recipients. These teachers have gone above and beyond, inside of the classroom and out. We are thrilled to honor them for their commitment to students and share their stories! Jason Whited is a... Read More

Recognizing the Japanese-American Soldiers of World War II

Nisei Solders showed bravery and grace as part of the American armed forces in WWII – and have you ever heard of them? If not, you are not alone! This large group of World War II soldiers were largely unrecognized for a long time despite their courage and patriotism. Nisei is the term for the [&he... Read More

Our May Classroom Calendars

Download our WorldStrides classroom calendars! Each month, we feature a downloadable monthly calendar. They 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 ver... Read More

Our April Classroom Calendars

Download our WorldStrides classroom calendars! Each month, we feature a downloadable monthly calendar. They 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 ver... Read More

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