Honoring the Vision of President Eisenhower
September 22, 2020

After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the formal dedication of The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place Thursday, September 17, 2020. The Memorial, commissioned by Congress in 1999, honors the legacy of the World War II Supreme Allied Commander and nation’s 34th President. Emceed by Bret Baier, the early evening […]

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Prioritizing and Implementing Inclusion
September 21, 2020

Leadership consultant and expert Norm Hull has been speaking in the education market for more than 30 years. Some of the most rewarding involvement for this past SYTA Youth Foundation trustee comes through his work with the SYF Silver Lining and Next Generation programs. Teach & Travel talked with Norm, who prefers using his first […]

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Discipline Guidelines: Respecting Boundaries During Travel
September 21, 2020

Traveling with students always offers challenges—ranging from interesting to irritating. While your SYTA Member tour operator is responsible for making sure your trip runs smoothly, there are things you as an educator and leader could do to help. Your knowledge of your students and their personalities could go a long way toward a smoother experience. […]

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Cultural Immersion + Language: When Travel Is Off the Table
September 14, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, some educational institutions are canceling or postponing student travel abroad programs, citing continued uncertainty and safety risks for students, faculty, and staff. Until there’s a vaccine, student travel opportunities may be delayed. But that doesn’t mean that cultural immersion is canceled. There are many ways to practice a foreign language […]

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Virtually Explore Black History in D.C.
September 8, 2020

From the Civil War to the present, Washington, D.C., has plenty of virtual opportunities for students to discuss and understand the 400-year struggle for freedom and equality. Thanks to Destination DC, learn how you could journey through the area’s many hallmark institutions. First, venture virtually to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History. Students […]

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