Tag: Latin America

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

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
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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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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
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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
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Learn Steph's tips to travel the world affordably as a student!

Student Travel Ideas: Study Abroad and Programs When Money is Tight

Learn Steph’s tips to travel the world affordably as a student! Teaching Traveling: Curious about how travel as a student can lead to a lifetime of inspiration and opportunities? Today we have a special interviewee: Steph Alexandre, who was one […]

/ August 9, 2017
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