Educators, parents and students – this year you should choose not to settle. Choose not to settle on your expectations of your students’ abilities….Read More
The purpose of WellTraveled Wednesday is to share practical tips and advice with students, educators and parents on the benefits of travel. The blog features insights from seasoned travelers on their experiences abroad. We encourage our followers to seek opportunities to explore their local communities and be creative when travel is not feasible. Our belief is that every student should have the opportunity to experience the world.
Be on the lookout for a new blog post the first Wednesday of every month!
Sometimes we may be conditioned to believe that following a certain path will guarantee results. If we just go through the motions, disregarding the need for a plan and action, then we fall into the same cycle as the deer in Nara Park.Read More
While in Vietnam, my friends and I took a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi to visit Ha Long Bay. On our way back to Ho Chi Minh City, we experienced a hiccup that almost ruined the entire trip.Read More
Whether it was tutoring students at a local school, cleaning the streets of Southside Chicago, or spending time with children at an orphanage in Oaxaca, Mexico and George Town, Malaysia, I’ve always walked away realizing that although I gave of myself, I too learned a lesson or met someone who made an impact on my life.Read More
Similarly, wherever it is that you may travel, even if it is right within your own community, there are endless skills that you can learn from those who are around you and the challenging situations you may find yourself in. It is often in the most difficult of circumstances that we are able to learn the most!Read More
Similar to the airplane mode on a smartphone preventing signal interference for airline pilots, our Airplane Zone focuses on preventing negative influences that could deter WellTraveled Scholars from their travel ambitions.Read More
...as global citizens, we are all on the same team and should be accountable for one another. We all want the same thing: a happy, healthy and successful life with family and friends to share it with. Therefore, it is our responsibility to lift one another as we climb this mountain called LIFE.Read More
When asked how her experience benefited her as an educator and entrepreneur, Barbara replied, “Everyone is the same. Everyone wants to be treated with dignity, respect, and appreciation. However, how those qualities are delivered are very culturally driven”.Read More
Remember that your expenses should never EVER be greater than your income. Instead of taking a week-long trip to Paris, try taking a less expensive trip locally - at least until you have enough funds to pay for a more extravagant one.Read More
What we found to be most interesting about David was his ability to connect his students to students at Likan-Antay C-30 High School in Chile through STEM. The partnership between the two classrooms focuses on STEM “maker projects” and astronomy outreach.Read More
Summer is 14 days away. If your students and/or children are looking for something to do, I recommend that they try learning a language. You never know, they might end up surprising you come Fall!Read More