White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 22, 2012 /
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Kids today face challenges that their parents and grandparents could never imagine.  There are no clear career paths for them, because the way we work and live is constantly changing and evolving.  This has also created opportunities, and a lifestyle, that didn't exist a decade ago.  Now, more than ever, kids can truly live their dreams.  They can create

Flying Into Canada? Three Things You Need To Know

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Visiting a new country can be truly exciting. This is especially true if you are visiting for the first time. With amazing cultures, bustling cities, scenic national parks, and tasty cuisine, it really is no surprise that more and more travelers are opting to fly into Canada.

Oh No! All You Need to Know about Food Poisoning During Travel

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We’ve all been there (if you haven’t, then you’re very lucky). It strikes when you least expect it – and if you’re traveling, it ruins your journey. Whether you’ve had food poisoning on holiday or at home, it’s unpleasant – to say the least. No need to regale with tales.

Living the Questions: Music for the Journey

by Kerry Dexter / Jul 17, 2018 /
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Living the questions: that's a philosophical concept – or at least, suggestion – which shows up in many ways people have tried to understand life across the centuries. Music is, or can be, a part of living with and through questions, both as companion and as source of ideas.

Often, in this series of stories, the idea of questions has come up. As unexpected changes continue in the world's political and social spheres, here are four more songs which have good questions at their heart.

5 Awesome Bulletin Board Decoration Ideas You Should Explore

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Do you want to make learning fun? If yes, then you need to think out of the box. You want to encourage your students to learn. One of the best ways to make education fun is by coming up with attractive classroom bulletin boards that enhance what they are studying, whether it is literature, nature's elements, sociology, history, math, etc.
 

Photographer of the Month: Nic Sagodic

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 16, 2018 /
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Nic Sagodic has been running his own landscaping business for about 5 years now. In his free time, Nic likes to skateboard, hike, hammock, and anything that has to do with the outdoors. Photography has given Nic many opportunities to meet new people, explore our beautiful country, and to make a living, too. 

Visiting Iceland: All you need to know about glaciers

The magic of a moving glacier is mesmerising. It's one of the main reasons people venture onto the small island of Iceland. 11% of the country is covered in ice, which accounts for a dozen icecaps and around 400 glaciers. 

Why Every Teacher Should Make Time for Travel

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Travel is a wonderful thing. It opens our eyes, our minds, and our hearts to a myriad of new places, people, and possibilities. It relieves us from the constraints of the everyday, of the nearby, and pushes our boundaries in new and exciting ways.

I’m firmly of the belief that everyone should travel. And that everyone should travel solo on at least one occasion (but that’s for another day). 

Make a Plan Before Going to Teach Abroad

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Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Teaching abroad will offer you the opportunity to fuel two of your passions: travel and helping people learn. Get your certificate and start looking for a job, because your students are waiting for you.
 
But before buying your airplane ticket, make sure you have done your research, and you are sure that this is what you want to do for the next chapter of your life.
 

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