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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 | November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our 6 Favorite Places to Visit in South America

Our 6 Favorite Places to Visit in South America After 15 years of traveling through Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia...here are some of the best adventures to be had (from our opinion)! Santa Cruz Trek in the Cordillera Blanca mountains of Peru. Check out Cafe Andino in Huaraz as a jumping off point.  Raft the [...]

By | September 13th, 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | June 8th, 2015|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are you doing this summer?

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. [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE TRAVELING SCHOOL VISITS AKROS

A group of 16 high school students and 5 teachers recently visited Akros as part of their learning expedition. The students, aged between 15 and 17, are part of the Traveling School, based in the U.S. The group of 16 young women spent a day between the Akros offices and the National Malaria Control Centre [...]

By | November 3rd, 2014|Featured, South-East Africa, Uncategorized|0 Comments