Tag: Latin America

Ideas, programs, jobs, volunteer positions, and resources for teaching and travel in Latin America.

A Monarch Butterfly Teacher Travel Grant to Mexico!

Teaching Traveling: Love monarch butterflies and dream of an all-expenses-paid teacher travel grant to Mexico to study the beautiful insects? Your dream can come true, because this fully-funded opportunity actually exists! A butterfly kiss on the head. Read on to...

/ September 14, 2018

First, Challenge Yourself; Then, Challenge Your Students!

Yves showing Bolivia's glorious landscapes. Teaching Traveling: Why does travel help us become better teachers? Let's find out, from an expert! I'm thrilled today to welcome Yves Marceau, a former classroom teacher who now helps others expand their worldview through...

/ March 29, 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
Irvin (on the left) volunteering in the Dominican Republic.

You Don’t Have to Wait Until You’re Old or Rich to Travel, High Schoolers!

Irvin (on the left) volunteering in the Dominican Republic. Teaching Traveling: Looking for an opportunity for student travel to volunteer abroad? See this story from New York high school student, Irvin Solano, about how he was able to volunteer in...

/ December 4, 2017
Karen and Alison in Islas los Uros.

Two Traveling Teachers Treat Themselves to a Trip to Lake Titicaca

The traveling teachers on a reed boat, exploring the lake. Teaching Traveling: Travel for vacation and fun helps so much to refresh us teachers! Let's hear the story of how teachers Karen Krzystof-Bansley and Alison Murphy-Clausing created a Lake Titicaca...

/ October 24, 2017