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ART EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN: IDEAS AND BOOKS

10/07/2017,

“Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else” – Sydney Gurewitz Clemens. My kids were just 9 months old when they first enrolled in Rita Noguera’s art workshops and I will always be grateful to Rita for showing us the importance of art and creativity […]

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2 GREAT SCIENCE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

05/21/2017,

“Science is about the miracle of the mundane and children can appreciate this best. Every child is a Scientist” – Susan Bosak. There are different ways to get children to love science: expose them to science at an early age, mentor them in home experiments, use technology to motivate them to learn science, and explore […]

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ARTS & KIDS: HENRI MATISSE

03/21/2017,

“Creativity takes courage“- Henri Matisse. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts will be holding an exhibition this spring (from April 9th- July 9th) with a large collection of rarely seen works by French painter Henri Matisse. I wish I could travel to Boston to see this exposition as he has been a favorite artist of […]

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15 THOUGHTS ON EDUCATION

09/26/2016,

I am pleased to share with you 15 amazing thoughts on education:   Teaching & schools: A great initiative in Canada that dismantles the traditional classroom. The secret of Europe’s top education system: lot’s of play A Montessori morning of a 4 year old. 3 rules to spark learning. An inspirational video for teachers: “every […]

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A SCHOOL FOR PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN

04/24/2016,

Today we travel to Afghanistan with a story that talks about death, architecture, education, war, peace, and a BLUE primary school in Afghanistan. In 2001 Maria Grazia Cutuli, a prominent Italian journalist, was murdered by a group of gunmen in Afghanistan. Ten years later, the Foundation named in her honour decided to build a “sign of peace”: a school that […]

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MUMBAI SMILES : PEACEFUL STRUGGLE AGAINTS POVERTY

03/11/2016,

In World Kids we try to give visibility to the largest possible number of projects and NGOs related to childhood and education. Each of these organizations performs an extraordinary educational work in its field, focusing on cultural, artistic or sporting aspects. Today, it is my special pleasure to dedicate this post to Mumbai Smiles Foundation: […]

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Råå SCHOOL DAY CARE IN SWEDEN

11/18/2015,

We continue to discover amazing schools and nurseries across the world and today we are featuring this amazing school in Sweden. Situated on the scenic beach between the old Råå School and the Sea/Øresund the children’s day care centre embedded in the dune forms a conspicuously inconspicuous silhouette against the green and sand-coloured setting of […]

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UWC: TRANSFORMATIONAL SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

10/21/2015,

UWC schools, colleges and short programmes offer a transformational educational experience for students from all over the world. UWC delivers a challenging and transformative educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future. UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for […]

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KIDS & DOLPHINS: THE MUNDOMAR DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCE

10/15/2015,

I am so thrilled to share with you one of our favorite family experiences ever: the Mundomar Dolphin Encounter. Mundomar  is an extraordinary animal park located in Benidorm, capital of Costa Blanca, Alicante. The Costa Blanca is one of the main tourist areas of Spain and Benidorm is the most important town, with a microclimate […]

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ARCHITECTURE & EDUCATION IN NEW ZEALAND: CHRYSALIS CHILDCARE CENTER

10/08/2015,

I find very interesting how architecture and education interact. It has been fascinating to feature these previous childare centers in Mexico, Japan and Slovenia. Today we are featuring this amazing work in New Zealand by Collingridge and Smith Architects.   The Chrysalis Childcare Center is a unique and innovative childcare centre that captures the cultural […]

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THE WONDER APPROACH TO LEARNING

07/21/2015,

This summer I enjoyed reading “Educar en el asombro” written by Catherine L’Ecuyer, a Canadian educational consultant. It is a very interesting book, full of important messages for parents and educators. It has already been translated to Italian, Korean, and very soon it will be translated to Portuguese and hopefully also English. As in the […]

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