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2020 International Women’s Day: Annika V. from Germany

Annika V. from Germany in Kaisa Auge-Katz's Chicago, IL cluster: Study, get a job, build a home, marry, have kids ‚ that's how I always thought my life will look like. "Always" means since I can think of and "thought" means past tense; it means "not anymore". My life changed when I made the decision [...]

By | March 26th, 2020|2020 International Women's Day|Comments Off on 2020 International Women’s Day: Annika V. from Germany

International Nights

Global Awareness is a great resource for "International Nights" and au pairs as well as their host children's schools have benefited from sharing culture, food, and information about various countries. Having a live person who has direct knowledge of the culture of a particular country makes it real for the kids who travel from booth [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on International Nights

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day February 22nd

Girl Scouts World Thinking Day is a great way to do a Global Awareness presentation! German au pair Emily E. was able to showcase her home country at the Girl Scouts World Thinking Day celebration in Cynthia Chan's Maryland cluster.  This is what the scout leader had to say about having Emily being part of [...]

By | February 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Girl Scouts World Thinking Day February 22nd

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

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

Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Au Pair in America Explorers for December Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for December. Suzette H. from Panama in Jasmin Newsome's  Baton Rouge, LA cluster. Suzette received many accolades from her host family about her assimilating into their life style.  What was fun to read [...]

By | December 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany

German Au Pair Frauke H. has been spending her time in the program in Laura Rossi's Richmond, VA cluster.  Recently she visited Old Hundred Elementary School, Midlothian where she did a Global Awareness presentation to a group of 20 Kindergartners. Frauke tells about her day: "I introduced myself to the class and told them that I [...]

By | December 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany
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