Category: Curriculum

Global education resources and ideas for the classroom and beyond. Teach your students and children about the world through these lessons, books, stories, websites, and more!

Boston Museum of Science electricity

Ever Considered Museum Jobs in STEM Education?

Teaching Traveling: There are numerous career paths in STEM education, but what about museum jobs? Today, we welcome experienced educator, Sharon Horrigan, from Boston's Museum of Science. Sharon, tell us about yourself. Sharon doing a liquid nitrogen demonstration at the...

/ December 3, 2018
A view of Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral.

6 Teacher Travel Grants for History and Social Studies Educators

Shane and family at the Louvre in Paris as part of an exchange trip with students. Teaching Traveling: Are you a Social Studies or History teacher interested in funded professional development opportunities that involve travel, either domestically or abroad? Let's...

/ October 20, 2018
Tara Thomas at the Liberty Bell at the Freedoms Foundation Seminar.

Why Teacher Travel Grants Need Educators of Color, and 8 Ways Programs Can Foster Diversity

Teacher Dunn Woods in Japan with the Oleander Initiative. Hello! I've been running Teaching Traveling for 8 years now, and have published over 300 interviews with Teacher-Travelers. A concerning pattern has emerged, however, that I am hoping this article can...

/ October 13, 2018
Waiting to fill water jugs in South Sudan.

Fundraising for Wells in South Sudan from “A Long Walk to Water”

A completed water well in South Sudan! Teaching Traveling: One of the best books I've ever read with my middle school students is A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut,...

/ August 17, 2018
Pittsburgh from the North Shore River Trail.

Teaching Pittsburgh About Its Own Backyard: “Discover the Burgh”

Jeremy and Angie, with Pittsburgh, PA shining below. Teaching Traveling: Teaching others about your city is a beautiful form of eduction! Welcome to Jeremy Jones, who runs a popular site with his wife, Angie, about all things Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jeremy,...

/ April 23, 2018

Free Educational Travel Videos by The Touring Teacher!

Laura Alice hiking around the Six Glaciers, Alberta, Canada. Teaching Traveling: Welcome to Laura Alice! Tell us about your background. Laura Alice: Hello! My name is Laura Alice, and I am a Primary School Teacher from Auckland, New Zealand. I...

/ March 14, 2018