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 [...]

Central America Semester Blog (TTS25)

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Central America, Latin America, Trip Reports|

Read the TTS25 Central America Blog here... An excerpt by Katy from Illinois: "Chickens crowed as the moon slid its way into the perfect spot in the warm night sky. My host mother Maria Magdelena’s rocking chair slowed as she nervously looked behind her shoulders at the dimly lit houses around her, searching for an [...]

What are you doing this summer?

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

Are you looking for inspiration this summer? Here's just a small list of amazing opportunities for learning, travel and exploration - (Traveling School Style). 1. Volunteer in rural Ecuador with the  The Tandana Foundation What is Tandana? Tandana comes from a Kichwa root meaning "to gather together" or "to unite" and represents the spirit of their work. [...]

Why Choose A Semester School?

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Featured, Press|

Did you know that The Traveling School is one of many semester schools for high school students? "Semester schools are accredited boarding schools for high school and gap-year students looking to dive deep into specialized curriculums for one semester." Check out this great article highlighting 10 Semester Schools that high school students should consider by Courtney [...]

TTS faculty member starts travel internship program

By | 2015-02-26T17:27:00+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Press|

Jen Herdina (Faculty TTS20 & 21) and her husband have combined their passion for travel and teaching with their business Global Treks & Adventures to offer internships for college students. Go Jen! Their story recently made local news in Minnesota. Check out the article, "Winona couple melds passion for travel, teaching" by Kayla Langmaid, Winona [...]

Maine Voices: Power of GMO labeling laws will vanish under Trans-Pacific Partnership

By | 2014-12-15T18:31:49+00:00 December 14th, 2014|Central America, Featured, Press|

Article by Emelia von Saltza, TTS21 The free trade agreement will take away our rights and put them in the hands of corporations. “Made in Mexico” is a common label we see on tags of shirts, stuck to banana peels and imprinted into seatbelt buckles, yet that little tag will never tell us the truth [...]

South-East Africa Trip Blog TTS24

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 December 9th, 2014|South-East Africa, Southern Africa, Trip Reports|

Read the entire library of blogs from TTS24, South-East Africa Fall 2014 here. Rhino Tracking by Ava S., Montana, Junior It was mid-afternoon, and the Matopos savannah was backing in the sun.  We were wandering up a shaggy bluff, five hours in to a seemingly unsuccessful rhino tracking mission.  We climbed over rocks and through dense bushes, [...]