Thanksgiving Around the World

We recently saw this cute craft on a blog that we wanted to share. Source: Did you know? The United States isn’t the only country that celebrates a day of Thanksgiving?  Many countries around the world take part in a day of giving thanks, feasting with family and friends, and enjoying the [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Around the World

12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 11

China!  You might be wondering why we are visiting a country where religion is outlawed to look at their Christmas traditions, Ironically, Christmas is booming in China. Not the way Christmas may be celebrated in the West, but it's commercialized and an excuse to get out with friends.  Santa is shown playing a saxophone, and [...]

By | December 22nd, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 11

Min C. Shares About China During Chinese New Year

Chinese au pair Min C. is spending her year in Catherine McEaddy Holmes's Washington, D.C. cluster.  Min had the opportunity to present to 120 students at the Shepherd Elementary School about the Chinese New Year!  She showed pictures of the customs around the celebrations including red lanterns and paper cutting, and the delicious lucky food.  The [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Min C. Shares About China During Chinese New Year

SiHui Tan is Awarded Global Awareness Certificate

Sihui Tan, an au pair from China was recognized for her Global Awareness presentations at her cluster meeting. Her counselor, Cindy Garruba, presented her with a Global Awareness certificate and a big round of applause!   Sharing our cultures brings us one step closer to understanding each other.

By | December 15th, 2010|Blog|1 Comment

Bringing China to an American Classroom

Sihui Tan is an Au Pair with Au Pair in America. She participated in the Global Awareness Program by teaching some Mandarin to a 5th Grade Class in Rocky Point, Long Island, NY. Global Awareness is an educational program sponsored by the American Institute of Foreign Study to promote multi-cultural understanding in schools.

By | November 5th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on Bringing China to an American Classroom
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