Teach & Travel

Missing Out On Memories
March 2, 2021

Abigail Hamman, a senior from Murray County Central High School, wrote this first-place essay for the SYTA Class of 2020 essay contest. What was a favorite memory of your high school senior year? The answer to this question for many is probably their senior class trip. I am a 2020 high school graduate. I graduated […]

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Are You the Next Educator Profile for ‘Teach & Travel’?
July 28, 2020

Educators are key players in giving students the opportunity to venture to places they’ve never been and seeing the world from a whole new perspective. That’s why in every issue of Teach & Travel, you’ll find an educator profile—showcasing an educator who has traveled with students! From an educator who found the passion for student […]

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A Change of Plans
December 26, 2018

We arrived at Raleigh-Durham Airport full of excitement: Our college group was headed to Costa Rica for eight days! The plan was to fly into San Jose and begin our sightseeing. Due to a mechanical issue, our flight was delayed. By the time we arrived in Atlanta, we missed our connecting flight. Delta added our […]

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Where They Once Stood: Transporting Learning to Historic Sites
December 12, 2018

Textbooks are full of detailed descriptions and imagery depicting important events of our past. While they’re invaluable learning tools, nothing replaces experiencing the real thing. Taking students to specific locations—to stand where the historic figures they read about once stood—brings learning to the next level. Some say there’s an energy that lingers around places that […]

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Top 10 Student Destinations: International
October 2, 2018

SYTA Member tour operators selected 10 locations as the Top International Travel Destinations favored by students and teachers. NO. 1 ITALY “You may have the universe if I may have Italy,” wrote Giuseppe Verdi in his opera Attila. Italy has been at the center of history, art and culture since antiquity—and its artistic and cultural heritage […]

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