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!

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

A Cloud Forest in Costa Rica That’s Educational Travel Gold

Look at that cloud forest... Teaching Traveling: Have you ever heard of the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica? Though it's near Monteverde, it is lesser-known and less crowded than the famed ecotourism rainforest in that town. Further,...

/ February 27, 2018

White Water Rafting in Costa Rica: Responsible Adventure Travel!

So proud of the adventure travel of my former student, Steph! Teaching Traveling: Curious about easy, responsible ways to do group travel or adventure travel? It’s my thrill to introduce my former student, Steph Alexandre, who just took a trip...

/ January 28, 2018
What grew this year?

Which Teaching Traveling Articles Are Most Useful and Popular?

Hello from Lillie, founder of Teaching Traveling! I created this site in 2010, meaning that, as of this writing, this travel and global education blog is now 7 years old, and boasts almost 300 interviews with Teacher-Travelers of all sorts....

/ December 29, 2017