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  • The magic of storytelling - A good strategy to develop oral language

    03/07/2017

    We are busy parents: we have jobs, we live in crowded towns, we meet with thousands of stressors each day, we spend a lot of time in traffic jams, we change our home several times in a life, wherever a job opportunity may come, we try to find time to meet with our relatives and friends, we try to keep ourselves updated with the new technologies, and we spend time on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube or whatever social network we like. And above all this, we have ambitions for our kids: we want them to be smart, to play sports, to speak several languages, to become academic geniuses, to succeed in everything they do; we want them to be happy.

                "Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form." --Jean Luc Godard

    Posted on Educational ressources

  • Expatriates parents: 5 tips for helping your children to adjust to cultural differences

    02/24/2016

    When I was in France, people were making jokes about me as being Polish. When I was in visit in Poland, people called me a French. So, I don't really know what I am, but I have learned to appreciate both countries, to discern between their positive and negative aspects. I don't think that there is such a thing as a perfect nation or country. But when you meet several, you have the liberty to make the choice, to integrate values that you find important from each country.”, said Tibi, whose family moved from Poland to France, when he was 11.

    Posted on Expat life