Have you ever been skeptical of certain establishments (or people) that carry the label “Christian”? Do you ever struggle to find any significant difference between some of these establishments and their secular counterparts? Whether it be coffee shops, restaurants, sports teams, bands, schools, celebrities, families, or the like, sometimes the name “Christian” seems to go … More What’s the difference?
Are you looking for a chapel/assembly speaker that will really connect with your students? One that will hold their attention and impact their lives? We would like to highly recommend having Michael Furchert come to your school! Hearing his story will not only keep their attention, it will challenge and inspire them to be world-changers for … More Legacy of Faith: Man from East Berlin to Share Personal Story at Your School
How do you, as an educator, prepare your students to think critically and engage wisely in this topsy-turvy political climate? Take them back to the foundations. Teach them the whos, whys and hows of the founding of our nation. Teach them its purpose. Teach them about those who gave up their lives to gain and … More Engaging Wisely
And you’re back again. Back to the old, familiar routine of: setting up your classroom for another year attending staff meetings and teacher training sessions delivering your first-day-of-class speech on rules and expectations gathering first impressions of which students will test your patience this year If you’ve been doing this for a while, the ebb … More Something Old, Something New
Published in 2006, David McCullough’s 1776 has become a contemporary classic. It is a must read for anyone interested in the American Revolution, including our Education Program Leaders! Check out EPL Will’s review of this bestselling book. “Depending on one’s point of view, “revolution” has different connotations. To those not okay with the status quo, revolution … More 1776: A Book Review
This billboard message catches my eye every time I take the highway. Although I tend to avoid ordering from this particular pizzeria because of their higher prices, I must nod my head in agreement with their ad. Each time I opt for cheaper pizza instead, it tastes like…cheap pizza. At American Christian Tours, we don’t … More You Can Get Cheaper Pizza…
Dear Teacher who plans and executes your own student educational travel program, You are amazing. As if your daily life as an educator weren’t busy enough with teaching, grading, meetings, family, and any extracurricular activities you may oversee… Your passion for the value of student travel runs so deeply that you also pour hours and … More Do you plan your own student travel?
World War II stories provide a thread that is weaved throughout our Washington, DC Education Programs. This in turn spurs on our Education Program Leaders (EPL) to search out resources to help build their understanding of this era and also to add stories to their repertoire. HBO’s mini-series, , was reviewed by two EPLs – … More Media Review: Band of Brothers
If you have ever felt the same way, check out these 3 TIPS for preparing a proposal for an educational travel program. The more prepared you are before presenting your idea to your administration team, the more likely they will give your ideas their full consideration 1. Do Your Homework Research several different travel companies. … More 3 TIPS for Preparing a Proposal for an Educational Travel Program
Gratitude and a reflective, quiet spirit go hand-in-hand. We’re not talking about momentary gratitude—the kind where you make sure to text a very sincere “Thnx a lot!! emoji, emoji…” but then quickly move about your busy day. Rather, we are speaking of the gratitude that is a way of life—a pervasive attitude that affects every … More