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?
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
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…
As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, and chatter in the hallways turns toward summer activities and vacation plans, perhaps all YOU are thinking about is how to keep students’ minds focused on final assignments and exams before they mentally check out for the summer! At American Christian Tours, we know: * You … More Let us work for you…
A cold March wind is currently howling outside my window; I watch with fascination as trees bend and sway under its force. I have already been outside once to rescue my kids’ toys from hurtling off our front porch into our neighbor’s yard. Grounded. This one word emerges in my mind and sticks there as … More When Culture Winds Blow…
January is the month of “new”: new year, new semester, new goals (new diets that may already be feeling “old”???). So, what better time to take a fresh new look at American Christian Tours? Below, we’ve briefly answered just a few common questions teachers may have about ACTS. So where can I travel with my … More Who Are We? (And why do we keep bugging you?)
Although Amazon is a hassle-free way to accomplish all your Christmas shopping, there is something innately satisfying about seeing, feeling or experiencing a gift firsthand before committing to buy. Yes, even if the item has 4.5 stars and 1,273 reviews. That’s why our Christmas gift to you this year is a chance to see and … More A Gift from ACTS to You!
You are Invited! February 1 – 3, 2017 WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY Join together with fellow Christian school leaders (early education, elementary, secondary, and higher education) from around the world to cast a unified vision for the years ahead. Calling all Christian school leaders, at every level of education, around the country and around the globe! WE … More Global Christian School Leadership Summit
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?