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Student Travel Destinations

Real Media Literacy for a Fake News World
June 11, 2020

Feeling lost in today’s media landscape? In a recent recorded SYTA Virtual Education session, participants dove into the complexity of digital citizenship, including the threat of falling for fake information. Exploring media literacy through a First Amendment focus, speaker Jessi Hollis-McCarthy, Outreach Educator, NewseumED, looks at practical tools and accessible learning techniques for bolstering information literacy. […]

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Taking on the Canadian Capital: Ottawa Calls to Student Visitors
June 3, 2020

Catherine Vézina, an English teacher at the quite small de la Berge, du Chêne and de la Falaise schools within the municipality of Lotbinière, Québec, Canada, is passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students. “We live in a very rural and disadvantaged area, where the kids don’t necessarily have access to […]

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Top Student Destinations 2020: North America
May 20, 2020

When you’re ready to see the world without passing too many time zones, consider these 10 locations, selected by SYTA member tour operators as the top North America travel destinations favored by students and teachers. Québec City, Québec Montréal, Québec Ottawa, Ontario Toronto, Ontario Niagara Falls, Ontario Winnipeg, Manitoba Vancouver, British Columbia Mexico City, Mexico […]

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National Park Service Withdraws Plans to Implement CUA
April 23, 2020

The National Park Service (NPS) has withdrawn plans to implement a standard, nationwide commercial use authorization (CUA) requirement for road-based commercial tours and will not increase commercial tour entrance fees. This decision was made in part to reduce significant changes to commercial tour procedures once COVID-19 related modified operations cease. Parks that issue road-based commercial […]

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