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Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

Sandra H. from Germany, in Stephanie Harris's central Massachusetts cluster spent one afternoon a week, for 4 weeks teaching about Germany in the Sutton Early Learning Center and Elementary School. Sandra shares her experience about her class,  Passport Around the World: Germany. In my class there were eight children from kindergarten to second grade. It [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

2019 Peace Day Winners

Once again this year we received many outstanding entries for the Peace Day contest.  We chose the following winners and runner ups.  These four au pairs have all won an Amazon gift card. Art - Winner German au pair Lena S. in Marcene Sherilla's New York cluster. Runner Up Runner Up: Michelle [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Peace Day Winners

Au Pair in America Explorer for August

Au Pair in America Explorer for August Suri C. from Germany in Kristi Halpern's Long Island, NY cluster. Suri with her host child after their last game. Kristi nominated German/Thai au pair Suri as an Au Pair in America Explorer. She attends every cluster meeting, has fulfilled her educational requirements, and has traveled to Chicago, [...]

By | August 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for August

Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Au Pair in America Explorers for June Community Counselors have identified these three au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for June. Anna L. from Germany in Christine Meek's Stamford, CT cluster. Anna truly embodies all aspects of a Cultural Ambassador!Not only does Anna attend and participate in our monthly cluster meetings, she [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Au Pairs School Children on Diversity Day

Christine Meeks, Community Counselor in Stamford, CT shared her cluster's involvement on Diversity Day. Rippowam Middle School hosted 6 au pairs from Au Pair in America as part of their Diversity Day on May 29th in an effort to expose middle school children to other cultures and raise global awareness. Liza Boiko from Russia, Silvia [...]

By | June 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pairs School Children on Diversity Day

Why Do German Au Pairs Love Bread So Much?

Did you know that Germany has more bakeries and Germany eat more varieties of bread than most other countries (probably even with France for number of bakeries though)? From CNN Travel's website, "According to the bread register of the German Institute for Bread (of course there is such a thing), there are now more than [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Why Do German Au Pairs Love Bread So Much?

Lena Presents About Germany

Many of our au pairs have the opportunity to share about their country in the classrooms.  Lena, in Robin Leon's Austin, TX cluster, presented to a group of 10 year olds at an elementary school in Round Rock, TX.  

By | October 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lena Presents About Germany

How Germany Celebrates the First Day of School

Celebrating the first day of school is definitely taken up a notch in Germany.  Check out the following video to see how families in Germany celebrate the first day of school.

By | September 4th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on How Germany Celebrates the First Day of School
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