worldschooling

Take the Classroom on the Road: The Benefits of a Traveling Education

Asako Maruoka's picture

So much of a student’s education takes place in a classroom, reading textbooks, or in front of a computer, but there are so many more ways to learn. Traveling gives students a powerful avenue for experiencing the world and applying their lessons to real-life scenarios.

Through the eyes of an educator: What if the classroom had no walls?

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 06, 2018 /
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It’s officially summer in the northern hemisphere. Days of beach frolicking, no alarm clocks, park picnics, and RV tours are met with nights spent following the trail of fireflies, roasting that perfect marshmallow, and watching nature’s evening show as the sun meets the horizon.

These are the cherished days of summer where traditional schooling is flung by the wayside and finding fun reigns supreme.

The Lessons My Son Learned on Safari that He Never Would Have Learned in School

Amanda Ponzio-Mouttaki's picture

Every year, I make it a point to take my sons on a mother-son trip. I have found this is a great way to bond with each child individually, as well as cater to their individual likes and dislikes. I’m sure my kids are a lot like yours. While they certainly have common interests, they also are very different. By creating two different trips, it accomplishes several things; it’s cheaper to travel with just one child, I’m able to plan things that I know that child will enjoy, we’re able to spend time one on one.

Traveling the World? What Do You Want to See? One Family's Global Education

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

It is with great, great pleasure that I share with you a remarkable story and video. It comes from Alex Berger, a friend and fellow international educator, who runs a fantastic site called Virtual Wayfarer (here's our interview with him!).

Taking Education on the Road

by Dylan DeMichiel / Oct 24, 2013 /
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Over the past six years, my mom has traveled across America in an RV and visited all 50 states. She has been to major cities all over the world, including London, New York, Dublin, Los Angeles, Miami, and Paris.

6 Worldschooling Tips for the Whole Family

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 03, 2013 /
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You may have heard of the term worldschooling before – it’s a brilliant (and natural) concept, where you learn from the world around you. For travelers, this is an even better way to think about being in the world – for what is better than learning about where you are?