The best way to learn about other countries and cultures is to experience them–a belief that’s at the core of any experiential learning curriculum. Culturally immersive travel isn’t just about seeing the sites–it’s about tasting local dishes, observing live demonstrations, participating in cultural activities, speaking the language and meeting locals. As students experience the world firsthand, they expand their global awareness and develop new cultural perspectives.

Travel Writing

Helping Cheats Prosper

I heard a report on English radio last week that said more students than ever are cheating in exams (I… Read more

The wisdom of travel writers

The best travel writing has such a timeless and universal quality, and it endures with lessons and observations that keep… Read more

Twain vs. Bryson

A July 2008 issue of Time magazine, which we wrote about in July, aptly makes the case that Mark Twain… Read more

Teaching with Twitter

There are more social-networking sites than we can name. There’s Facebook and MySpace, Flickr and LinkedIn, Pownce and Twitter. But… Read more

Education around the world

The February issue of Edutopia magazine is out. It’s especially worthwhile because the theme is global education. The cover story,… Read more