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English should be Brussels' official language, Flemish minister says

English should be Brussels' official language, Flemish minister says | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
If Brussels aspires to be an international city, it should make English its
official language, the Flemish minister for education Pascal Smet has told
EurActiv.

Via Nicos Sifakis
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I'm going to Brussels this May.  I hope they make the offical language English by then!

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Translation Apps and Traveling Abroad - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Translation Apps and Traveling Abroad - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it

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National Geographic Events - Giant Traveling Maps

National Geographic Events - Giant Traveling Maps | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
National Geographic Giant Traveling Maps are enormously entertaining and educationally powerful tools for introducing geography and map reading skills to students, grades K-8.

Via Ken Peterson
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How fun!

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Make The Most Out Of Your Travel Plans With One Of These Tips

Traveling might be about a lot more than fun. It is also about education. Traveling can be quite costly and occupy considerable time though. Below it is possible to discover helpful suggestions which you can use to create your getaway time as fun and affordable as it can certainly come to be. Don't bring any unnecessary valuables along with you. You take the potential risks of getting everything stolen by you should you bring valuables along with you. Before packing, compose a list. Start once you can before your holiday, that method for you to add your must-have things to this list as you consider them. This could especially allow you to in case you are inside a rush to bring along, because it may prevent you forgetting things or including unnecessary items. Be mindful when you are traveling to foreign destinations. Criminals may pose as government or police officials. It is best to check credentials, and steer clear of releasing your passport or official documents to those individuals. In case you are asked to visit a workplace along with them, walk. Ensure that you will not enter into a car with somebody that you just do not know, especially should they be acting oddly. When going for a cruise that you must drive towards the port town of, remain in a hotel or motel, that gives free parking, the night time before. If you fail to find any information regarding parking, ask the resort staff what their policy is. Getting a sleeping pill can easily make a red-eye flight much simpler. Lots of people battle to sleep on planes, because of the unfamiliar surroundings, uncomfortable seats and aircraft noise. You might want to consider bringing sleeping pills along with you on your own flight, so that you can rest comfortably. The bottom line is to carry off taking any pills until after departure so you are certainly not drowsy for those who are forced to head to the terminal. There are numerous beautiful vistas and unusual fauna and flora inside a desert. A lot of people find themselves struck through the quiet majesty of your desert, although visiting a desert fails to appear to be much fun. Utilize these travel methods for a simple road trip or even an extended vacation to some foreign country. Traveling could truly enrich your lifestyle. Usually do not hesitate any further and obtain tickets for your dream destination.


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Incorporate your travel stories into teaching!  Traveling is learning!

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Hawaii National Park closures hurt local economy - Hawaii News Now

Hawaii National Park closures hurt local economy - Hawaii News Now | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
Big Island Video News Hawaii National Park closures hurt local economy Hawaii News Now The two biggest tourist attractions on Hawai'i Island and Maui are closed, along with 399 other national parks, as a result of the partial federal government...

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I went up the Volcano- 10,000 ft- saw the crater!

 

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Russell Roberts's curator insight, October 2, 2013 5:37 PM

This is just the beginning of the "fun" should the sequestration last more than a few days.  Aloha, Russ.

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English should be Brussels' official language, Flemish minister says

English should be Brussels' official language, Flemish minister says | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
If Brussels aspires to be an international city, it should make English its
official language, the Flemish minister for education Pascal Smet has told
EurActiv.

Via Nicos Sifakis
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I'm going to Brussels this May.  I hope they make the offical language English by then!

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Read This If You Need To Learn How To Travel With Ease

Traveling can be about more than fun. It can also be about education. That said, traveling takes time and money you might not have. Below you will be able to find helpful tips that you can use to make your vacation time as fun and affordable as it can possibly be. Be sure to have a good, clear, color photo of your child on hand to be prepared in the unhappy event your child becomes lost. It can be a very scary thing to lose your child. Nonetheless, something like this can happen sometimes. Having a photo ready to show people in the event that they get lost, can really make the difference in finding your child quickly. When you are in an unfamiliar area, be on guard for criminals acting as officials such as law enforcement. Show officials your passport, but do not give it to them. Walk with them if they want to transport you to a nearby office. Never ride in a vehicle with a stranger, no matter how nice they are. Do not hope that an airline will make you as comfortable as necessary on


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Teacher Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it

Teacher #Traveling Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/NYCo6aESOh


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Ways to incorporate traveling into your lessons!

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Tim Scholze's curator insight, April 13, 2013 8:43 PM
As a teacher, you might want to bookmark this handy list.
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Accommodations | Cayman Island Hotel | Cayman Islands

Accommodations | Cayman Island Hotel | Cayman Islands | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
Find an array of Cayman accommodations when you book your Caribbean vacation to Cayman. Choose from hotels, resorts, villas, condos, and more.

Via Skip Boykin
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Fantastic place to tan and relax!!!!  Cocktails?!?!

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Twitter / PicturesEarth: Sunrise at Maui, Hawaii. ...

Twitter / PicturesEarth: Sunrise at Maui, Hawaii. ... | Traveling + Education | Scoop.it
Sunrise at Maui, Hawaii. http://t.co/TO7z5LPoiU

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Earlier this year, I witnessed this.  Breathtaking!

 

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Russell Roberts's curator insight, October 17, 2013 12:48 AM

What a stunning shot!  Aloha, Russ.

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The making of Amsterdam - The Economist

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The making of Amsterdam
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DURING its rise in the 17th century, Amsterdam was an important haven for religious dissidents.
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Travel destinations that incorporate lots of history are interesting and educational.  It feels like you're vacationing and learning at the same time!

 

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