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The Road Scholarship Program: 5 Questions with Barbara McCormack
October 9, 2019

Established by the SYTA Youth Foundation in 2002, the Road Scholarship program awards funds to youth unable to afford the cost of student group trips. Since the program’s inception, SYF has awarded scholarships to more than 7,200 deserving youth. Teach & Travel asked Barbara McCormack, vice president education for the Freedom Forum Institute and chair of […]

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Let the Games Begin!
October 2, 2019

Cruising down the highway for hours on end can get a bit old after a while, even for teenagers. When thinking of ways to engage your student group on long trips, remember how fun old school games used to be and introduce your students to some bus-friendly, stimulating games! Your students won’t mind putting down […]

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Celebrating Sound Waves: Music Museums
October 2, 2019

Music changes the world. It has the power to bring people together. It spreads a message. It stirs emotions. And it’s not only about the notes. Science, technology and engineering play a role in sound waves—and museums across North America demonstrate how, with interactive exhibitions and educational programs that engage, inspire and inform. Johnny Cash […]

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A Chat with the San Francisco Cast of ‘Hamilton’
September 24, 2019

Ever wondered what it’s like to be in a hit Broadway show? Teach & Travel sat down with some cast members from the San Francisco company of Hamilton to learn their favorite parts of the show, what it’s like to work with Lin-Manuel Miranda, their reactions when they found out they were cast in the show, and more. SABRINA […]

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A Hub of Cultural Diversity: Switzerland
September 24, 2019

Switzerland, a landlocked nation nestled between Germany, Italy, France, Austria, and Lichtenstein, is a hub of cultural diversity, influenced by neighbors on all sides while remaining uniquely Swiss. Chocolate and cheese may come to mind as most prolific offerings, yet Switzerland is also known for exceptional timepieces and noteworthy inventions such as the Swiss Army […]

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