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!

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

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