Educational Travel Stories

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Educational Travel Stories

Education Series: Using smartphones as an instructional tool

Our students are growing up surrounded by technology, but how often are we giving them the chance to use their savvy smartphone skills within a lesson plan? Instead, we find ourselves constantly asking students to put away their phones or to stay on task when working online. Travelling gives our classrooms a fantastic opportunity to…

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Education Series: Your tour can double as a research project

Remember how your parents would sneak vegetables into every meal for you as a child? Travelling with your students gives you the chance to be just as clever, sneaking critical thinking activities into the itinerary without students complaining and whining. Think of it as brain vegetables! First, create a list of research topics or guiding…

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A new way to travel…

Can’t get the numbers to get your tour off the ground? We’ve made travelling with your students more affordable and accessible with our Guaranteed Departure Date Tours. This exclusive offering provides the benefits of large group travel to smaller groups, by consolidating your tour with other schools. Traditional group travel Most Australian school tours are…

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10 iconic landmarks around the world

The world is full of iconic landmarks; a mixture of enchanting history and architecture that reflects both highs and lows of global events. These landmarks inspire travel and there’s no better feeling when you arrive at your destination and witness the things you’ve only seen in books or photos come to life. No bucket list…

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Destination Spotlight: Canberra

According to the National Capital Education Tourism Project, around 160,000 students visit Canberra every year and participate in high-quality educational programs. Students come away with amazing memories and life-long impressions of Australia’s past and present. Here we detail our top 5 attractions, our favourite accommodation venues, what the PACER rebate is, and when is the…

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Education Series: Travel is a form of social and emotional learning

Now, more than ever, our students are in need of strong social and emotional learning opportunities that allow them to grow as individuals while building the necessary skills to be independent and resilient. Travel remains one of the most authentic ways to build these skills, and educators notice a difference in the classroom after students…

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International learning with local experts

Every international WorldStrides tour benefits from the addition of a Tour Director – an expert on hand 24 hours a day to smooth logistics and enhance learning. Tour Directors are an essential part of what makes our international programs authentic, educational and fun! Here, Michael Morgenthal – one of our Tour Directors in the USA…

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Cross-curriculum tours in the USA

Discover our diverse educational tours across the USA where students can participate in performing arts workshops in NYC, discover the birthplace and history of modern America in Washington D.C. or witness the wonders of environmental science in Hawaii. New York City  Civics and Citizenship, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History Performance students act, sing and…

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Top 5 bus activities for your next tour!

Travelling on a bus for hours on end with students can be a stressful experience but with the right mindset and planning, you can turn it around to be one of the most exciting and memorable experiences on tour. Students will build relationships and learn new things about the places they’re visiting along the way!…

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8 fun facts about Japan!

It’s no surprise that the Japan National Tourism Organization has been encouraging educational tours from Australia. From the electrifying modern cities and sophisticated robotics, to the ancient and historic natural landscapes scattered with volcanos, waterfalls and temples – Japan really does have something for everyone! We have compiled a list of interesting facts you may…

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