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Preparing for our trip to Costa Rica!

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Costa Rica experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of Costa Rica and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter:  Alexandra, Moraga Middle School Student…

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Students create dance to perform for rural Costa Rican school

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Costa Rica experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of Costa Rica and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter:  Alice, Eckstein Middle School student…

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Student Reflections on International Travel

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Costa Rica experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of Costa Rica and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter:  Jenna, student at Gateway High…

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The only time it’s okay to leave the students behind!

Ever think about being able to enjoy all that an international educational trip has to offer without collecting permission slips and constantly counting heads?  Now’s your chance! I’ve been taking students to Costa Rica with EcoTeach for 10+ years and my curiosity now leaves me with the desire to check out some other EcoTeach trips – namely, Ecuador and the…

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Costa Rica Trip Preparation

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Costa Rica experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of Costa Rica and it’s impact on their lives!   EcoTeach Student Reporter:  Alexandra, Moraga Intermediate School Student…

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Our First Costa Rica Student Field Report

2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  We’ve enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Costa Rica experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories of Costa Rica and it’s impact on their lives!   Reporter:  Jenna, student at Gateway High…

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Student Field Notes from the Amazon

How to Prepare for the Trip of a Lifetime: Student Field Report 2015 Student Field Reporter Project:  Our partners at Amazon Rainforest Workshops enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months we will regularly feature their posts, photos, and reflections – letting them tell their amazing stories…

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A Visit to Costa Rica’s Providencia de Dota

Written by Ann Randall, EcoTeach Consultant/Traveler/Travel Writer Dona Noire picked out a parachute looking seed pod from a table laden with colorful fruits and vegetables and peeled back the outer layer to reveal a tiny yellow fruit inside. “The fruit of love, ” she said and handed it to us to eat. “This will be your breakfast juice…

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Inside EcoTeach Guide Training

Written by Ann Randall, EcoTeachConsultant/Traveler/Travel Writer It was 8AM. The students were ready with notebooks, tape recorders and electronic tablets. The biologist showed a video clip, then pointed to the photos in her PowerPoint explaining the optimal conditions for temperature and water and passed around different types of coral fragments while the class peppered her…

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Wanted! Student Field Reporters

EcoTeach has partnered with Amazon Rainforest Workshops to launch the first EcoTeach Student Field Reporter Essay Contest. We’re looking for EIGHT students interested in becoming the “Field Reporter” for their 2015 Costa Rica or Peru travel group.  We’ll award each selected Student Field Reporter a $300 travel credit or just hand over the cash.   Students must be…

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