WorldStrides, the first educational travel organization accredited as a school, helps more than 270,000 students and 10,000 teachers each year experience learning beyond the classroom. We believe in the power of experiential travel to enrich students’ lives. For nearly 50 years, teachers and students have participated on WorldStrides DiscoverNow! programs, creating unforgettable learning adventures. Our travel programs take students beyond classroom walls, helping to inspire them for a lifetime, increase their cultural appreciation, and develop a stronger understanding of the world around them.
History Fun Facts May 24-30
This Week in History… May 25, 1977: Pop culture phenomenon Star Wars opens in theaters for the first time. The film’s special effects were revolutionary at the time and the level of pre-release promotion almost unprecedented. The excitement around it helped to spawn a brand-new generation of sci-fi fans. May 28, 1937: San Francisco’s Golden […]
Science Fun Facts May 24-30
Did you know? When it first began, the entire World Wide Web was hosted on ONE computer. The World Wide Web (WWW) was first invented in 1989 by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN. It was originally conceived to meet the demand for automatic information-sharing between scientists around […]