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Tips and Tricks for Virtual Learning

Tips and Tricks for Virtual Learning

This year, going back to school looks different. Perhaps you are engaging in a hybrid learning plan split between remote and in-person learning. Or maybe you’re slated to live behind a screen for the entire semester.After your first few weeks back at school, we wanted...

Navigating 2020

Navigating 2020

How The Traveling School Helped Prepare Alumnae for this Year’s ChallengesBy Maddie JohnsonMarketing and Recruiting Coordinator; TTS33 and TTS34 Faculty “TTS taught me that life will sometimes hurt like hell. It’s not perfect. It’s not as simple as it seems. It...

Harder Times Ahead (hopefully)

Harder Times Ahead (hopefully)

A Message From John Shea John Shea, current TTS Board member and father of TTS29 Alumna, Eila Shea, has spent the better part of his career rethinking secondary education and the better part of his adult life traveling the world. He has taught at the Cambridge Rindge...

BLM Community Resources

BLM Community Resources

  Organizations in Need of Donations  Black Lives Matter The Innocence Project Defund the Police NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Black Visions Collective Color of Change The ACLU and the ACLU of Minnesota The Loveland Foundation George Floyd’s Family...

Traveling School Impact: #GlobalHome

Traveling School Impact: #GlobalHome

Three years ago, Simrill Smith hopped off a plane from a life-changing experience at The Traveling School’s 26th semester in southern Africa. Simrill remembers the inspiring classes and strong community that developed at The Traveling School with deep fondness. “My...

Dizzying Freedom, by Katherine Reid

Dizzying Freedom, by Katherine Reid

My name is Katherine Reid and I am writing to tell you a story. It’s not one you hear every day. It’s the story of a 15 year old girl from Montana. She went to school and became numb to what she was learning, ideas were being shoved into her mind and she didn’t filter...