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

#StudyAbroadBecause It Makes Your World Big

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Pamela Douglas Webster studied European history while traveling in nine different countries at the end of her college career. After working in private historical societies and nonprofits, she learned how to sail. She now lives on board a 34 foot sailboat with her husband and dog and cruises the Chesapeake Bay and eastern United States. She works and plays at pet-friendly travel and blogs about life on board with her dog at http://www.somethingwagging.com.

Innovative Technologies Used to Educate Students in International Schools

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The Independent Schools Council (ISC) released a report saying that the demand for international schools in Asia has increased. There are about 1,003 English-medium international schools in Southeast Asia alone, taking in 371,500 students altogether. However, the most peculiar thing was observed when they conducted this research. It seems the demand is not just coming from expatriate families, but that the majority of it is coming from local families. 
 

Curva Peligrosa

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Let me tell you how much I love Curva Peligrosa, a new book by Lily Iona MacKenzie. Curva Peligrosa is by far my favorite fiction book I've read this year. It's at once magical, inspirational, educational, and supernatural.  

Curva Peligrosa - an author interview with Lily Iona MacKenzie

#StudyAbroadBecause You Build Your True Self

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My name is Mariah Robinson and I am a 21 year-old US university student completing my last two years of undergrad through study abroad programs around the world! I am enrolled at the University of Miami, Florida, but I have completed a Fulbright student program in the UK, spent semesters at universities in France and Australia, and am currently completing my degree in International Studies and Environmental Science at the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

#StudyAbroadBecause You Get To Find Your True Self

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Olivia Darr is currently a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Communications. She’s also in the process of completing certificates in Global Studies, Community/Corporate Relations, and Nonprofit Management. Throughout her time at Pitt, she’s been lucky enough to participate in five study abroad programs, all of which have helped shape her into who she is today. 

Story of China Connects History to Present

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China: a place both ancient and modern, well known and unknown, distant, different: a powerful contemporary nation that is still little known and even less understood by most people in the west.

Music: The Power of Connection

by Kerry Dexter / Sep 18, 2017 /
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Fires and floods, wars and famines, political uncertainty all across the globe: it is a time of change. Within those shifting circumstances, it can be helpful to remember the power of connection, and the power of music to help make and renew connection. Connection can renew hope, too. Here are music ideas to explore with those thoughts in mind.

Music: The Power of Connection

Discover These Popular Destinations in Europe

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Do you love to travel? Chances are, if you’re reading this, the answer is yes. Travel can provide a good time, relaxation, and fun. And, when you’re traveling (whether at home or abroad), there is a whole world to explore - chief of all, the chance to meet people, learn different languages, explore a variety of cuisines, and revel in new music, landscape, and activities.

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