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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 let us know that Johanna: "Has booked a weekend class to Washington DC with several other au pairs in my [...]

By | February 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for January

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 wanted to share a bit about her experience: "I started off the presentation by showing the kids our national flag, [...]

By | February 9th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Montessori School in Ormond Beach Learns About Germany

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, and maybe you’ll be inspired to bring some of these traditions into your own celebration! Australia At the time of [...]

By | February 8th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Around the World and Au Pair Contest

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 and 9 year olds at Westmoor Elementary School in Northbrook, about her home country South Africa.  Kathleen sent in a [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Illinois Students Learn About South Africa

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 about her home country.  Here is an account of her experience: "The presentation took place in the Bedwell Elementary School, [...]

By | February 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Camilly R. Presents About Brazil to New Jersey 1st Graders

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 heritage. So Marta, within her first week as an au pair,  went into her host kid's class to present about [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Polish Au Pair Marta Presents to Annapolis Elementary School

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. My host kid also had his big moment, he taught his class some German words. It was exhausting to do [...]

By | February 1st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Colorado Kindergarten Learns About Germany

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 discovered the meaning of which color in our flag and the meaning of the stars; also we talked about a [...]

By | January 31st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Baltimore Students Learn About Brazil
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