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Bronxville Library Hosts Global Awareness Presentation

Spanish au pair Marta P., in Zerelda Rodriguez's Bronx, NY cluster, shared about her country to a group of 10 children between 2 and 8 years old. During her hour-long presentation she showed the children pictures of typical foods, traditions, and spent some time talking about Catalonia. She read them a story book about "The [...]

By | July 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Bronxville Library Hosts Global Awareness Presentation

12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 1

For the "12 Days of Christmas" we'd like to showcase some traditions from around the world. In the village of Joanetes in northeastern Catalonia (part of Spain) has been showcasing a living natively scene since 1983.  Click here for more information about this great tradition that involves all 320 inhabitants of this small village. [...]

By | December 12th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on 12 Days of Christmas Traditions: Day 1

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

From Horseback Riding to Sleeping in a Native American Hoghan – Traveling TrekAmerica Style

Ana M. from Spain lives in Robin Walter's Queens, NY cluster. Ana shares her amazing Spring break adventure with her host family in Arizona: Coming from a dry, really warm place in Spain, after a few months in the (amazing but) cold and wet New York I was really looking forward to visit Arizona. As [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Learn about the U.S.|Comments Off on From Horseback Riding to Sleeping in a Native American Hoghan – Traveling TrekAmerica Style

Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party

The Au Pairs in Dominique Ortiz's and Kristina Scholten's Virginia clusters spent their monthly meeting sharing birthday traditions from around the world!  They learned that there were many similarities across the different cultures. This is what they learned: In Germany, it is a whole day celebration with family and then friends, eating cake, drinking coffee, [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party

Celebrating Christmas in Spain

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 [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Celebrating Christmas in Spain
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