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!

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

How can teacher travel grants be inclusive of educators of color? Why is diversity important? How programs can foster diversity, and tips for teachers applying.

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

Fundraising for Wells with Salva Dut from “A Long Walk to Water”

A completed water well in South Sudan! One of the best books I’ve read with my middle school students is A Long Walk to Water. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut, one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” who […]

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

The Expert Behind the Pittsburgh Blog, “Discover the Burgh”

Teaching others about your city is a beautiful kind of education! For Pittsburgh, PA, “Discover the Burgh” has become a great resource for those looking to visit Pittsburgh, as well as locals looking for the best things to do around the city.

/ April 23, 2018
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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
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A Cloud Forest in Costa Rica That’s Educational Gold: Santa Elena

Look at that cloud forest… Heard of 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, its entry fees support both environmental […]

/ February 27, 2018
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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
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