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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

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

Laura C. Shares Language and Culture from Spain

Spanish au pair, Laura C, is spending her year in Stephanie Harris's Massachusetts cluster.  She has a degree in kindergarten teaching from Spain and was able to use that as part of The Simonian Center for Early Learning extracurricular enrichment program.  She volunteered her time and taught 4 sessions about Spain for a group of [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Laura C. Shares Language and Culture from Spain

Benita Shares her German Culture with Kindergarten

Benita L in Angela Holland's Connecticut cluster decided she wanted to share some of her Germany culture after learning so much American culture: I am Benita L., a German Au Pair since September 2016. During the last months I learned a lot about American culture. But more important I learned how different cultures can interact [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Benita Shares her German Culture with Kindergarten
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