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Are You School Year Ready?

Global Awareness is ready for the new school year with avid new au pair ambassadors  who can offer free information and materials to help your kids learn more about the world around them. So don't let the end of the summer stop you from going on an adventure, we are around to help you explore [...]

By | August 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Are You School Year Ready?

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

Pre-K Students Learn About Bolivian “Zebras” and “La Chola”

Bolivian au pair Fernanda M. is spending her year in Catherine McEaddy Holmes' Washington, D.C. cluster.  As part of her au pair experience she shared her culture with 17 pre-k students at John Eaton School in Cleveland Park.  Fernanda brought Global Awareness coloring pages with her as well as flag stickers to help her share her [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Pre-K Students Learn About Bolivian “Zebras” and “La Chola”

Saying “Happy New Year” in Chinese

Washington, D.C. Community Counselor Natalie Skidmore shared a video from a host family whose children were taught to say "Happy New Year" in Chinese by their au pair Winnie W.  This holiday provided another opportunity to build bridges and learn about other cultures.  

By | February 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Saying “Happy New Year” in Chinese

2018 Peace Day Poem Winner Zamony W. Receives Prize

While we are not always so lucky to thank the winners of our contests in person, we were able to meet  Zamony W. from South Africa, at the DC multi-cluster scavenger hunt on Sunday, October 14th and congratulate her in person. Zamony is in Victoria Paton's cluster.  Zamony's winning poem can be found here.   [...]

By | October 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 2018 Peace Day Poem Winner Zamony W. Receives Prize

Bolivian “Zebras” and Cholas in Washington DC Classroom

Bolivian au pair Fernanda M., presented to 17 pre-school students at John Eaton School in Cleveland Park, in Washington D.C.  In addition to teaching the children  what the flag looks like, and where Bolivia is located, she decided to focus her presentation on 2 traditional characters from La Paz-Bolivia. The "Zebra" and "La Chola."   [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Bolivian “Zebras” and Cholas in Washington DC Classroom

Min C. Shares About China During Chinese New Year

Chinese au pair Min C. is spending her year in Catherine McEaddy Holmes's Washington, D.C. cluster.  Min had the opportunity to present to 120 students at the Shepherd Elementary School about the Chinese New Year!  She showed pictures of the customs around the celebrations including red lanterns and paper cutting, and the delicious lucky food.  The [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Min C. Shares About China During Chinese New Year

Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

Friday February 16th is Chinese New Year.  Min C. an au pair in Washington DC shared this great post on the special foods that are served during the Chinese New Year. Tang-yuan Tang-yuan (dumplings made of sweet rice, rolled into balls and stuffed with either sweet or spicy fillings) is what most southern families have [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Lucky Food for Chinese New Year
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