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Girl Scouts World Thinking Day in Alexandria, VA

Global Awareness presentations are great in the classrooms, but also at Girl Scouts events!  World Thinking Day is celebrated by the Girl Scouts and Alexandria, VA-based Community Counselor Elaine Lyons shared with us some pictures [...]

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Au Pair in America Explorer for January

Au Pair in America Explorer for January Johanna K. from Germany in Marianne Grandin's  New Canaan, CT cluster. Johanna's community counselor Marianne Grandin has nominated Johanna for the Au Pair in America Explorer recognition.  Marianne [...]

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Montessori School in Ormond Beach Learns About Germany

German au pair Jasmin, in Hilary Ivey's Orlando, FL cluster, did her Global Awareness presentation at the Children's House Montessori School in Ormond Beach.  There were 37 children of the ages 4 to 6. Jasmin [...]

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Valentine’s Day Around the World and Au Pair Contest

It’s no secret that we love hearing about different holiday traditions around the world. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we decided to take a look at how five different countries celebrate love. Keep reading, [...]

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Illinois Students Learn About South Africa

Kathleen K. is spending her year in Julie Lokun's Illinois cluster.  She is enrolled in the UCLA program to fulfill her educational requirements.  As part of her program she presented to a group of 8 [...]

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Camilly R. Presents About Brazil to New Jersey 1st Graders

Brazilian au pair Camilly R. is spending her year in Myra Weinberg's New Jersey cluster.  As part of her UCLA course requirement she embraced the opportunity to present in her host kid's 1st grade classroom [...]

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Polish Au Pair Marta Presents to Annapolis Elementary School

Polish au pair Marta arrived in December to spend her year in Natasha Wrobel's Annapolis, MD cluster.  When Marta arrived her host kid's class at the Severn School was learning about international travel, passports and [...]

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Colorado Kindergarten Learns About Germany

Ronja D. in Jan Murphy's Colorado cluster had the opportunity to present about Germany to the Kindergarten at her host kid's school.  When asking about her experience:  "It was great, I enjoyed it a lot. [...]

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Baltimore Students Learn About Brazil

Jessica T. in Patty Antreasian's Baltimore, MD cluster presented about Brazil to a group of 23 Kindergarten students.  Jessica shared her experience from that day: "The kids interacted with me in the whole time, they [...]

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Year of the Rat – Chinese New Year 2020

The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat tricked [...]

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