Regardless of what part of the world you are in, the culture of the region plays a role in the educational environment within a school. During my time at St Paul’s school in Barcelona, I have noticed several connections between this city’s culture and the educational environment. Creativity and the arts is one aspect of […]Read more "Culture and the Educational Environment"
During my second week of teaching at St Pauls in Barcelona, I have noticed several aspects within the school that differ from schools within the United States. The first, most obvious difference that I noticed is the amount of breaks throughout the day. Instead of having 20 minutes for lunch, 20 minutes for planning, and […]Read more "How does Spain differ from the U.S.?"
If I had to describe Barcelona in one word, that word would be: relaxed. Both this beautiful city and St. Paul’s school in which I am placed have a relaxed, carefree atmosphere. There are several breaks throughout the day, extended recesses, and long, slow lunches. In fact, as I write this, I am sitting on […]Read more "First Impressions"
In just one week, I will begin my international student teaching experience in Barcelona, Spain at St. Paul’s Primary School. While abroad, I hope to immerse myself in the Catalonian culture and learn as much as I can about the education system in that region of the world. I have been placed in a 6th […]Read more "One More Week"