Tag: inspiration

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
Bibek and Natasha in Nepal.

A Nepal Nonprofit Dedicated to Post-Earthquake Rebuilding

Teaching Traveling: Ever wonder what it takes to start a nonprofit? Natasha Wozniak is the founder of Sangsangai, an organization committed to rebuilding Nepal, one village at a time, after its devastating earthquake. They also offer homestays as a way...

/ August 2, 2018
Susan with the G Adventures Expedition ship.

Ocean Education Travel and Polar Cruises that YOU Can Do, Too!

Susan Adie (left) in Antarctica. Teaching Traveling: Curious about educational travel opportunities to learn about ocean conservation, including boat cruises through polar regions? Please welcome expert marine educator, Susan Adie, who has led over 250 educational ocean expeditions over the...

/ June 6, 2018

Teach or Volunteer at the National Africa College Online High School

Prince (second from right) with Harvard students. Teaching Traveling: Welcome to Prince Obiri-Mainoo, a professor from Ghana who, after teaching at Harvard, has launched an online high school based in West Africa! Prince, tell us about your background.   Prince: Hello! I...

/ May 9, 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