Teacher resources Stories

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Teacher resources Stories

4 essential skills for supporting student growth

Written by WorldStrides Education team The last year has been up and down, hasn’t it? We are all facing unique personal struggles and are also concerned about our students’ well-being and individual learning plans. Students are doing amazing things right now, building skills they may have never used, and learning how to master these skills by watching you use them daily. Remind your…

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World Book Day: 10 travel reads to inspire adventures!

It’s UNESCO World Book Day on 23 April and to celebrate we’ve collated some of the great travel books for older teenagers and adults to inspire your next travel adventure. These books will be sure to take you on a journey through the most unique and diverse landscapes the world has to offer; the people…

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Core social and emotional learning strategies for every learning environment

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is more than just a buzzword in education today – it should be a crucial part of any school community. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), “SEL is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions,…

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Australia: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

While different parts of Australia start to relax restrictions, there’s still some time until we’ll be able to explore the different parts of our beautiful country. There are many Aussie businesses who have had to change the way they do things to continue to stay relevant and provide their audience with valuable information. We want…

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Virtual excursions and educational activities

Last updated: 28 June 2021 Whilst physical travel to some parts of the world may be on hold for now, virtual excursions provide the perfect opportunity to broaden your students’ minds and bring the world’s greatest sights right into your online classroom. Many famous landmarks and attractions around the world have really risen to the…

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School holidays: fun stuff to do at home!

*Updated 22 September With many of the usual school holiday activities on hold for families across the nation, parents are racking their brains to find ways to keep their children amused and stave off boredom. It’s time to get creative, and we’re here to help! LEGOLAND – Filmmakers Camp LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is running a…

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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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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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Fun hands-on science activities!

To celebrate National Science Week, here are some fun activities to spark your students’ interest in science, with a focus on this year’s theme, Destination Moon: More Space, More Science.  Build a rocket ship (no, not an actual one) out of a plastic bottle Show students how they can do their own moon maths Follow…

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