South America – TTS31

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By | 2018-05-17T11:11:42+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

15 Reasons to give to The Traveling School this year!

Are you wondering ‘why should I give to The Traveling School’? Well, we’ve a got 15 reasons to contribute to the The Traveling School financial aid fund to celebrate our 15th year: Reason #15: Donating makes you feel good! We’re not kidding! Studies have shown that donating can boost your mood, increase brain activity and [...]

By | 2017-11-28T12:31:01+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TTS20 Celebrating 5 Years

Alumnae Scholarship The TTS20 Alumnae have traveled far and wide since their Traveling School semester in 2012. They’ve begun to realize their passions and mold them into college degrees and careers. Their Traveling School semester shaped them.  "TTS not only gave me a sense of my self worth, but a realization that I had strength - [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The beauty of learning…in Africa.

by Natalie Trono, Traveling School Alumna, TTS22 southern Africa semester. When I was a freshman in high school, I learned about The Traveling School through an upperclassman. I was automatically inspired by the school’s message and decided that it was opportunity I couldn’t pass up. Now, almost two years after my semester abroad in southern [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Featured, South-West Africa, Student Work, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why go to southern Africa? Top 10 reasons.

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Featured, South-East Africa, South-West Africa, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Change Your World

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Central America, Featured, Student Work, Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Surprising Lessons I’ve learned in Japan

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supporting the Millennial Generation

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments