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Waiting in Line Is a Great Opportunity!
January 29, 2020

How to Behave While You Wait: Waiting in line—for anything—can be miserable, causing people to lose their mind. According to Citylab.com, “Americans spend 37 billion hours waiting in line every year.” Teachers who lead students on trips question how to monitor their students’ behavior and decrease their stress level as they stand in a line […]

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Tips for Flying with Medication
January 22, 2020

Preparation is key to having a safe and successful trip. While packing and making considerations for outfits and accessories for your excursions, you may also be wondering what things need to be accounted for in terms of medications for your students. While travelers are certainly allowed to travel with their medications, the Transportation Safety Administration offers these […]

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A Country of Great Heritage
January 22, 2020

China: Home to 55 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Every civilization has a distinct, dynamic culture. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization seeks to encourage identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. UNESCO World Heritage sites must, among other things, provide […]

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Step Inside a British Airways Concorde!
January 14, 2020

The fastest Atlantic crossing by any Concorde occurred on February 7, 1996 and took only 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 59 seconds. This record-breaking plane—the Concorde Alpha Delta G-BOAD—is now available for students to explore at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Pier 86. The new 20-minute Concorde Aircraft Experience takes visitors inside one of […]

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Natural Treasures Found on An Alaskan Adventure
January 14, 2020

Barb Murzyn, an AP Biology, Ecology/Environmental Science and Chemistry teacher at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, became involved in student travel about 18 years ago when taking her AP Biology classes to National Lakeshores to study plants and ecology concepts. “I realized how easily the students understood the material when they took […]

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