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?
“Together 2016 is a chance to link arms, to lift a unified sound, and ask Jesus to reset our generation. He’s done it before. He can do it again.” Desperate times call for desperate measures. One glance at the current spiritual trajectory of our American culture reveals that we are indeed in desperate times. And so, … More Together on the National Mall – 7.16.16
Have you noticed that every year Halloween seems to be getting bigger and bigger? Halloween décor occupies more and more aisles in the stores. And the number of neighborhood lawns filled with scary-looking ghosts, witches, black cats, and mummies seem to have doubled or tripled from past years. While some of you (or your neighbors) … More Nothing to Fear
We enjoy and appreciate our Education Program Leaders! They are an eclectic group of individuals who are passionate about Jesus! It is fun to see the different ways they express their faith and reach out to the greater community! Corrie is much loved by the students she meets each year while leading programs throughout the … More Because “late” isn’t always a bad thing…
Krista has been a part of the ACTS team since 2010 leading students throughout the historic East Coast. She is an enthusiastic storyteller whose passion for Jesus and America shine as she champions young people and adults to live their lives for a greater purpose! Check out Krista’s blog post on crossexamined.org where she addresses the question: … More Krista: Program Leader-Blogger-Worldchanger
“Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgements he pronounced…” I Chronicles 16:11-12
Current events can cause us to want to better understand our past — how did we get where we are, why do we react the way we do, how can we avoid making the same mistakes. Becoming a student of history does not have to be a dry and dreary experience. Education Program Leader Andrew … More Media Review: Ken Burns’ The Civil War
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, are you looking for a good book with which to curl up and be cozy? if so, Sohailah, an ACTS Education Program Leader recommends The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. Here is her review: This book was the first book I read by a member of the … More Book Review: The Killer Angels
You can feel it in the air — the excitement of a brand new school year! One of the benefits of our electronic world is that education in no longer limited to brick-and-mortar institutions. And there are also opportunities for high quality learning that cost little — or even nothing, such as through the … More Back to School Time!
Reviewed by Bob D., Education Program Leader Bob, an Education Program Leader with American Christian Tours (who has a library card at the Library of Congress!), is always looking for more opportunities to learn. He recently took advantage of one of Hillsdale College’s free online classes. Here is his review! The Hillsdale College online … More Hillsdale College: Economics 101