TTS27 Spring 2016 Semester Blog

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Latin America, South America, Trip Reports|

Welcome to the TTS27 Spring 2016 Semester Blog.  Dear Traveling School family, Sitting in our hotel in Miami, our minds are elsewhere: with our girls waking up at home, with our girls shooting through the sky, homeward bound on planes, and with our girls cherishing their last hours together (for now) in the room next door. [...]

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Why go to southern Africa? Top 10 reasons.

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Featured, South-East Africa, South-West Africa, Uncategorized|

When Traveling School alumnae from past Africa semesters were posed with this question, they had a lot to say . . . 1. You don't know the range of emotion you are capable of until you visit Africa. It's like seeing black and white your entire life, then all the sudden experiencing the range of colors [...]

TTS26 Trip Report & Blog, Southern Africa

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Featured, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|

For 3 1/2 months, 14 young women traveled throughout southern Africa. Their trip began in Zambia and carried them into Botswana, Namibia and finally - South Africa. We are delighted to bring you their trip notes about the amazing places they visited and more importantly - the people they met along the way. Click here [...]

Change Your World

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Central America, Featured, Student Work, Uncategorized|

A "This I Believe" Essay by Sarah Jane Chrysler, Alumna TTS25  Sarah Jane (left) during her Traveling School Semester I have always followed. Followed the rules, followed the dress codes, and followed the people around me. I was so enthralled with where everybody else was headed and how I could get there to [...]

4 Surprising Lessons I’ve learned in Japan

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Konnichiwa from Japan! I am a TTS ’14 alum (shout out to my Red Dirt Divas!) and after attending college and grad school in Virginia, my next step took me to Gunma, Japan to teach English with the JET Program! Here are some of the things I’ve learned over the past few months in this [...]

Classes ARE travel at this high school.

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 September 27th, 2015|Featured, Press|

Did you know that you don't need to take time off from school to travel? You can go to school AND travel at the same time. At The Traveling School, classes ARE travel. A recent article from the Matador Network by Amanda Machado explored how THINK Global School and The Traveling School are providing opportunities [...]

Observations in Acoliland

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Student Work|

Stories from an alumna's travels, research, and work in Northern Uganda We are excited to share the amazing journey of one of our alumna, Maddi Stevens (TTS15). After spending a semester in Uganda with SIT, she recently graduated from Franklin University in Switzerland and has returned to Uganda to do some amazing work. Below is [...]

Supporting the Millennial Generation

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Press, Uncategorized|

An article in the Huffington Post from November 2014 discussed the millennial generation and their educational experience. Author Michael Mulligan stated, "...when we teach our children that outcomes are more important than process they lose the ability to enjoy learning for its own sake. Everything becomes about the end-game. The problem is that the end game [...]