5 Tel Aviv Landmarks and the History Behind Them

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Israel has much to offer curious visitors - from sacred and holy churches to buoyant city landscapes, there is a plethora of things that will intrigue and satisfy. 

Tel Aviv is one of the many cities in Israel that will amaze you. It’s more than just the country’s financial center and technology hub. It has so much more to offer. The annual MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index once ranked the city as fifth among all the visited cities of the Middle East and Africa in 2012. 

The Art of Road Tripping: The Way Back Home

by Dr. Debra Payne / May 30, 2017 /

The journey back home from a road trip is different than the journey to somewhere else. On the way back, I know that I am returning to reality. This fatigued schlep changes to enthusiasm, however, when I see that I am close to home. Suddenly I am filled with gratitude for things I once took for granted. At that point, everything becomes beautiful and new.
I had driven 1,227.2 miles from Utah to Minnesota and for a moment I thought I had finished, but then I realized that soon I would need to find my way back home. My challenge then became to notice new things on a familiar path.

Florida Culture for the Week of May 29, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of May 29, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

The Complete Guide to Visiting Cedar Point

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 27, 2017 /
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Cedar Point – The World’s Best Amusement Park?! Why yes, indeed, it is…not only because of the 19 world-class roller coasters, or because it has been named that for the last 18 years, but because it’s just awesome.

 

Top 10 Beach Towns on Michigan's Sunset Coast

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 26, 2017 /
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You're in the right place - Michigan's Sunset Coast (aptly named, for the gorgeous sunsets!). The beaches on Lake Michigan are clean, sandy, and very swimmable. There are excellent restaurants, extraordinary artists, great music, and plenty of outdoor activities. It's my favorite place, in the whole world.

Professional Spaces on the Go

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Working in the field of education as a professional nomad presents a variety of challenges. Some of the most common include finding a place to meet with clients and coworkers, and finding reliable internet connectivity. Whether you work as a professional tutor, author, consultant, or representative for an educational services provider, you will eventually need a professional space to work or hold a meeting.

#TeachAbroadBecause you get to share your culture while immersing yourself in another

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Erika graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in French and Political Science (with a World Politics focus) and a certificate in African Studies. As an undergraduate, she spent a semester abroad in Rabat, Morocco and Dakar, Senegal, taking courses in French and Colloquial Moroccan Arabic, which sparked her passion for education abroad. She recently finished a contract as an English Language Assistant in Créteil, France, and is looking to apply this experience in a new position related to education abroad. 

A Blue Sheep? Teaching Kids about Acceptance and Diversity

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One of our favorite authors, Gabrielle Yetter, has a new book that we're delighted to share with our wandering educators. Entitled Martha the Blue Sheep, it's a story of fitting in - or not, of taking care of those in need, of good deeds and celebrating life. It's a lovely tale, beautifully and colorfully illustrated by Daro Sam and Monnyreak Ket. It has much to teach us about acceptance, helpfulness, and diversity. Read it with your kids, and then find (or be) your own Marthas in life.

On Safari in Tanzania

The early morning sunlight shone into the room though the mosquito netting, waking me from my sleep in Tanzania.  I rolled over towards the wall, trying to escape the brightness.  But then I remembered what we were going to do, and I got up.  We were going on a safari! 

The Best Way to Explore the Mountains this Summer

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Exploring the mountains is a great way to spend your summer. The air is cleaner, the grass is greener, and you will see extraordinary landscapes. It is a great way to get in shape, meet interesting people, and experience new things. Here are the best ways to explore the mountains this summer. 

The Best Way to Explore the Mountains this Summer

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