Traveling to a new place. Meeting new people. Discovering new foods. They’re an education all on their own. Now, we’ve got the lesson plans and travelers’ stories to prove it.

President Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery during a ceremony earlier today. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Veterans Day

Though the sacrifices and dedication of our nation’s veterans affect our lives in big and small ways each and every… Read more

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A Visit to Ellis Island

Tour consultant Gillian Smith shared with “From Sea to Shining Sea” about her memories of visiting Ellis Island. Stay tuned… Read more

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Journalism Lesson Plans

As a self-professed news-junkie (and the empirical data will back up this claim), Katy’s post on the Newseum got me… Read more