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One of the many benefits of exposing students to the target culture is the learning that continues in the classroom when you return.
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Are you a language teacher considering a travel program with your students to a Spanish-speaking country? While there are multiple factors involved in the decision to travel with your students, one of the greatest benefits is the opportunity to immerse them in a local culture with people who speak the language they’re learning.
The stories my seventh-grade teacher shared with the class were some of the reasons I was inspired to teach. She made me wonder if maybe teaching wasn’t such a bad gig.
It’s a no-brainer why parents send their teens on international travel experiences with trusted classroom teachers. Many parents want their children to experience the world without hovering, but still with someone they trust keeping an eye on them.
It’s that time of year again when your lesson plans feel stale and there are so many #teacherproblems that only other educators can truly understand. This year, why not give your lesson planning a global twist?
Being a teacher is hard. Like, really hard sometimes. Of course you love your students and you believe in what you’re doing, which is…
If you’re thinking there are new travel restrictions the United States government imposed on Cuba last year, that’s true. But they have absolutely no…
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take your team on an international trip? Maybe you’ve traveled to tournaments before, but…
If you’re the coach of competitive athletes, chances are you’re familiar with long road trips to weekend games, or even the occasional flight to…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” In honor of his…
It’s almost hard to believe 2017 is over. It was a tough year that, at times, felt like it couldn’t get any worse—and then…
Each December, we start the four-month process of narrowing our pool of more than 1,000 Program Leaders candidates to just a few hundred. About…
Travel over the holidays can be stressful, but it’s also a great time to zone out and tune in. While I love a solid…
In 2017, the Rustic Pathways Foundation raised $210,000 to support 11 regional development funds in nine countries! The Foundation is Rustic’s nonprofit arm that…
After having spent the last two summers with Rustic Pathways in Fiji, it’s hard to believe that life hasn’t always been a series of…
Have you ever wanted to get inside the mind of a college admissions officer to figure out what exactly they’re looking for? There’s a…
There are so many reasons to get teens traveling early (and without their parents), but exposing them to new cultures is one of the most…
With college application deadlines just around the corner, it always helps to take a step back and find out what universities are really looking…
We’re very excited to announce that Rustic Pathways was named 2017 Best Youth Tour Operator during the Global Youth Travel Awards Sept. 28 in…