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Summer Week Sabaudia 2017🏖

This week we are in Sabaudia with a full immersion English week. We’re reading The Phantom Tollbooth, studying grammar, odioms and reading comprehension. We’re also doing Maths and science. We kicked off our week with a lunar eclipse! Then some horseback riding and surfing! So much fun while we prepare for the British curriculum Year 6 exams. We’ve been having lots of fun studying
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TLNET Kids Technotown: Special Effects and Robots

IMG_0534 Today we are at Technotown learning about special effects in films and building robots! What fun and what vocabulary we are building too!!  Special effects, blue screen, fast, slow, robots, robotics, left, right, forward, reverse. Warming up our English for the new school year!!!!        


Sabaudia Week 2 International School Support

This is week #2 in Sabaudia and we’ve been working on the international school Maths curriculum, particularly Year 5 British curriculum. It has been challenging. We had to get a grip on the abstract concept of fractions! Check out the link to the article below that I put into play in helping to get this abstract concept across in a concrete hands-on way. It
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Sabaudia English at the Beach 2016

We Are here in Sabaudia and prepping for the following school year 5 in an international British school! First we went for a swim and a walk on the beach. Then we came home and had lunch and started our work. We did some science: today’s lesson solids, liquids and gasses. Then we did some English grammar exercises on punctuation and Maths. Then we
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Summer week #1 Sabaudia 2015

This week we are in Sabaudia peeping our student that attends an international school in Rome for getting back into the swing of things. We have been reading Mermaid chapter books and reviewing reading comprehension skills; sequencing, making inferences, following directions, drawing conclusions, etc. we have also been brushing up on our math problem solving skills. We have also been doing some science by studying
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Learning English in the Kitchen

  Cooking is a wonderful hands-on experience to give children in learning English. There is abundant new vocabulary that is learned in context of the activity. Following a recipe is also following directions, recipes can be chosen by the teacher or together with the children.  Cooking with kids allows them to experience measurement in English(teaspoon, cups, temperature, litter, grams, etc) That being said it also
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After School Homework help for kids in the International schools in Rome

One of the many tricks in our bag is tutoring kids with homework after school. We have experiences that range from pre-school through High School and the International Bachelorette Programs. We stay up to date on curriculum changes and test requirements in the USA and UK. This year there have been new national curriculums implemented in the USA and the UK. Tough on teacher
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English on a Boat, Sailing the Almafi Coast: Day 5


English in Sabaudia:Day 5

Today is our last day at the beach in Sabaudia. We woke up this morning had breakfast and came to the beach to swim, study and soak up the sun one last time before vacation is over. We started with a creative writing story using a story mountain, including the following 5 elements: the beginning, build-up, problem, resolution, and ending. Then we did some
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English in Sabaudia:Day 4

Today we started our day by finishing the novel, Stewart Little. Then we talked about the events that happened in the story, the feelings in the story, and what and where we think he will do and go next. Then we started writing in our daily journal about yesterday and went to the beach for a swim and lunch at the restaurant on the
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