American School Life

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Young video bloggers throughout Latin America who studied abroad at a high school  in the United States are sharing thei...
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As US educators, we all know about the value of extracurricular activities for developing the so-called “soft skills”: co...
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In a previous blog, we talked about how important it is for teachers to know something about their international students’ ...
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As teachers, we know that fostering international awareness and global citizenship in our students and making it part of the ...
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If you were teaching a class and your students did not look at you when you were speaking, how would you interpret this? &nbs...
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So, you are thinking of studying abroad and widening your horizons.   You are really excited about going on a new a...
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You know you really have deserved this summer break, and the fun and relaxation away from teaching were just what you needed ...
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To international students and families, the American use of the words “college” and “university” can cause confusion....
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Pre-Arrival An American Council on Education report and a study by the University of Minnesota on best practices suggest t...
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Most overseas students traveling to the United States for high school studies bring with them a newer laptop, as well as an i...
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“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” ~ American Proverb You’ve decided to make the journey and...
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Americans can be very fast-talking, especially in a group, and it’s common for Americans to jump into conversations and int...
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