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Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for March. Giovanna R. from Brazil in Dominique Ortiz's Virginia cluster. Giovana joined Dominique's cluster in November. She has been a wonderful addition to her host family and has already accomplish a lot in the 4 months that she has [...]

By | April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Isabella Q. is Featured Winner of International Women’s Day 2019 Contest

We received many great entries entries from our au pairs for the International Women's Day contest.  We'd like to feature one entry in particular and highlight several others. Isabella Q. from Brazil I remember dreaming about living an exchange experience since I was a teenager. Looking back to my last two years as an Au [...]

By | March 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Isabella Q. is Featured Winner of International Women’s Day 2019 Contest

Thaís Presents on Brazil for World Thinking Day

Thaís in Dominique's Arlington cluster presented about Brazil for World Thinking Day for Elaine Lyons Alexandria cluster. Thaís tells about her day: "My first Global Awareness presentation was in New Life Church in Alexandria, VA and there were 8 girls with ages 5 to 10 years old. We were talking about Brazil, about its culture, [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Thaís Presents on Brazil for World Thinking Day

2nd Graders in Texas Learn about Brazil

Brazilian au pair Aline is spending her year in Jennifer Stein's Texas cluster.  As part of her UCLA educational requirement Aline took the opportunity to introduce her culture to 2nd grade students at the Adventist Christian Academy of Texas in Loop, Texas. Aline taught the children about the significance of the three colors of the [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2nd Graders in Texas Learn about Brazil

World Thinking Day – Au Pairs and Girl Scouts!

February 22 is World Thinking Day.  This is a special day for the Girl Scouts where they take part in activities that promote changing the world for the better. Troops all across the United States will be learning about a different country. Elaine Lyon, Community Counselor for Alexandria, VA, invited au pair Giovana to present about [...]

By | February 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Thinking Day – Au Pairs and Girl Scouts!

Karina Participates in Passport Project

Karina from Brazil has spent 2 years with a family in Pamela Mayer-Caes' Illinois cluster.  Karina had the opportunity to showcase her culture in a two-day presentation as part of the Passport Project at Field Park Elementary School. As Karina describes, "in this program they [the students] would “travel” to a country in each continent [...]

By | October 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Karina Participates in Passport Project

Students at Hillel School in Marblehead, MA Learn about Brazil

Au pair Lorena F. shares her Brazilian culture with ten 1st grade students at Epstein Hillel school in Marblehead, MA in Alexa Patenaude's cluster.  She showed where Brazil is on the map, explained the colors of the flag, spoke about the geography and some cultural facts.   The students were really engaged when Lorena started talking about [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Students at Hillel School in Marblehead, MA Learn about Brazil

Teaching Portuguese through Song and Movement

Daniela from Brazil spent her year in Redmond, WA in Kim Van Cleave Michael's cluster.  At Benjamin Rush Elementary School Daniela taught a kindergarten class how to sing "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" in Portuguese.  She first taught them the words, then played a video with the song and the choreography.  In addition she used [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Teaching Portuguese through Song and Movement
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