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School's almost out for summer! Classrooms are abuzz with students chattering about summer plans that include summer camp, lakeside cottages and sports galore. While the last thing on your students' minds might be learning, you don't have to put your own professional and educational goals on hold. In this issue - our last before Teach Magazine takes its summer break - we'll tell you how you can beat your own travel bug, give you a list of resources to share with your students for a healthy summer break, and teach you how to set up an archaeological dig in your very own classroom.

Our March/April issue featured the article "School Trippin" - here, we told you about some of the best places in the world to visit with your students, all while keeping a budget in mind. We hope the article inspired you to do a little travelling on your own. Seeing the world through your students' eyes is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but travel can also be exciting for a teacher who wants to fly solo. We know money doesn't grow on trees - travel tends to be more of a luxury than a choice. So in this issue we're featuring a story that will give you tips on travelling the world while making money.

Sound too good to be true? In "Beyond Borders: An Insider's View on International Teaching," author Simon Gauci shares what it's like to be an international teacher, how to land your first teaching job overseas, and the benefits of teaching internationally. …