Jennifer S. in Maine, spent some time with a group of 1st graders teaching them a bit about Germany. Although Jennifer was very nervous, she quickly found that the children loved learning about German traditions like gingerbread houses, Christmas markets, and carnival. In turn, Jennifer loved seeing an American school and seeing the differences with [...]
Joanna G. from Poland is spending her year in Saco, Maine. Community Counselor Jennifer Molloy's daughter's 4th grade class was doing an immigration project with gave Joanna a great opportunity to share about her home country. This is what she had to say: My first Global Awareness experience was great! My local counselor's daughter's class [...]
Thai Au Pair Supanich P. is enrolled in UCLA's APIA Advantage course. In addition to the online class there are requirements to present to children about the Au Pair's home country, fulfill community service hours, and also participate in historical or cultural activities. Kristina Scholten, Supanich's Community Counselor, shared these great pictures. Supanich chose do her [...]
In May, Israeli Au Pair, Ophir K. in Lori Henry's Pennsylvania cluster, presented about Israel to the Jewish Sunday School in West Chester. There were 20 kids of the ages of 11 and 12.Ophir showed the class where Israel is on the map and then spent most of the time talking about the important cities [...]
Chanel G. is in Nadia Johnson's Boston-area cluster. Last month she presented about her native home, South Africa and relays her experience: On the 10th of April I did a Global Awareness presentation about South Africa. I presented it to a class in the Chestnut Hill School, there were 20 students who are all between [...]
Leire Jean shares her experience of talking to a class of 5 year olds about Spain. "Today I went to 'Park Street Academy' in Montclair, NJ. I talked to the teacher a couple of months ago and she told me that it would be a very amazing opportunity for me to tell the children how [...]
An Au Pair shares her experience of doing a global awareness presentation: My name is Ericka from Kristina’s cluster meeting and I did a Global awareness presentaton at Washington International School located in Washington, D.C for my youngest host kid and her classmates. There were 15 kindergarten students and they were 4 or 5 years [...]
Nomi V. from South Africa had fun sharing about her country. The children at Hamilton Elementary School in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, were especially intrigued when they saw pictures of all the wildlife. Many wanted to go visit, until Nomi shared how long it takes to fly from the United States.