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BENEFITS OF OPERA: THE MAGIC FLUTE

01/02/2016,

Listening to opera has huge benefits for children:  through opera children can understand character development, learn to be tolerant and understand other cultures, increase their language skills, stimulate their imagination, make connections across artistic disciplines and develop their understanding of music and their appreciation for the arts. Opera is also an excellent way to teach […]

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WE LOVE READING: TRAVELLING LIBRARIES IN EVERY NEIGHBOURHOOD

12/07/2015,

Reading is essential to the development of children’s personality, imagination, and cognitive skills. Children must learn to love and enjoy reading to reap its benefits, but regrettably not all children around the world read books daily. We have featured previously the amazing international work of the organization Book Aid International and today I am pleased […]

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VISUAL LEARNERS: A NEW VISION ABOUT AUTISM

11/25/2015,

We live in a crazy world, but it is also a world full of amazing people. At World Kids, we try to discover small projects that have a big social impact, and today I am really pleased to share with you this amazing Spanish project: Aprendices Visuales (or Visual Learners) Visual Learners is a non-profit organization […]

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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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BOOKS CHANGE LIVES: BOOK AID INTERNATIONAL

11/05/2015,

Book Aid International is the UK’s leading library development charity working in sub-Saharan Africa. Across Africa millions of people are unable to reach their full potential because of a basic lack of books, reading materials and information. Book Aid International believes that books and reading afford people the opportunity to improve their own lives and […]

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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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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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SOCCER WITHOUT BORDERS: PLAYING FOR CHANGE

09/28/2015,

I am really happy to present you the amazing international work by Soccer Without Borders. Their mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion and personal success. Soccer Without Borders first began programming in 2006 to address three critical issues facing […]

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EDUCATION & ARCHITECTURE IN JAPAN: HAKUSUI NURSERY SCHOOL

09/16/2015,

Today at World Kids we are featuring this original nursery school in Sakura, Chiba (Japan), designed by Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop. Seiyu-Kai, a local social welfare firm specializing in elderly care facilities, approached Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop for the design of this new nursery that should accomodate 60 pupils. The overarching concept for this plan […]

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KINDER MONTE SINAI IN MEXICO

09/05/2015,

I am pleased to continue at World Kids our new series of great New Kindergarten Architecture. From Slovenia today we will travel to Mexico, and discover this amazing project:  the Kinder Monte Sinai, designed by Architect Mr. Benjamín Romano from LBR&A Arquitectos  (Julieta Boy, Aby Helfon, José Luis Martin and Mariana Mercado). This Kindergarten encourages children’s […]

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NEW CLASSROOMS: INNOVATION PARTNERS FOR LEARNING

09/02/2015,

Education seems to change and develop faster than ever. As a mother and educator, I sometimes feel overwhelmed by all the new teaching programs, standards, applications, technologies and different education systems throughout the world. This is one of the reasons that led me to start this blog. I want to study and know better what […]

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NEW KINDERGARTEN ARCHITECTURE IN SLOVENIA BY JURE KOTNIK

08/28/2015,

Jure Kotnik is an architect, editor and architecture consultant who lives and works between Ljubljana and Paris. He is the author of “New Kindergarten Architecture ” book which showcases the best examples of latest kindergarten architecture with guidelines for contemporary kindergarten design ( Links, Barcelona 2011). Beside the work in field of theory and research, […]

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DENVER ART MUSEUM: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN

08/11/2015,

We have spoken previously about the power of Arts to transform lives and stimulate multicultural understanding. Today we would like to feature the Denver Art Museum (DAM) , an art museum located in the Civic Center of Denver, Colorado,  recognized internationally for its educational programs and unique manner of interacting with visitors. The Museum is […]

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SAILING: LIFE TIME BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN

08/06/2015,

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship” – Louisa May Alcott. This summer our oldest son tried sailing. He is just 7 and did a 2 week optimist course and it has been one of his favorite summer experiences ever. Just by looking at these pictures I know that […]

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ART IN ALL OF US & 99 SMILES

08/01/2015,

World Kids believes in the power of Arts to transform lives and stimulate multicultural understanding. This is also the mission of Art in All of Us, a non-profit organization based in Brussels and New York City, that promotes tolerance and cultural exchange throughout all the 192 UN member countries, through art and creativity activities. The […]

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SCIENCE & KIDS: SCIENCE 4 YOU

07/28/2015,

For young children, Science is about learning the world and science is also considered an important domain in early childhood.  Science helps our children to build a basis for future scientific understanding and important skills for learning. But sometimes it is not easy to get our kids started with science education. Science 4 you is […]

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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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THE RED PENCIL SINGAPORE

07/01/2015,

“When we rescue the child, we save the adult”. The Red Pencil is a charity that brings the power of Arts Therapy to children, adults and families, with a particular attention to those facing overwhelming life circumstances for which they have no words. The Red Pencil transforms their lives through Art Therapy. Created in 2011 […]

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WORLDKIDS & ARTS WITH RITA NOGUERA

06/24/2015,

Art is key to child development, as mentioned in this short article about the  Benefits of Arts to Kids. Please let me introduce you to Rita María Noguera  (Brasil, 1972). Rita is a talented teacher with 23 years of experience, and an international expert in Education, Arts and Pedagogy. Her list of Degrees and Masters […]

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ESPERANZ’ARTS: LET’S MAKE A CHANGE

06/18/2015,

  Art is the best social tool to help people rebuild their lives as well as to get the younger generation to express themselves, to fight exclusion and develop their creativity and self-esteem. I would like to introduce you to one of my favorite charities: Esperanz’Arts, a non-profit association with the goal of making the […]

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NEIL I.BERNSTEIN: THERE WHEN HE NEEDS YOU

06/15/2015,

There where he needs you tells the truth about the complicated challenges that fathers of sons face today. Written by Neil I. Bernstein, clinical psychologist focused on family therapy, it is a meaningful book that helps fathers- and also mothers- understand the new roles in our families. I recommend strongly There where he needs you […]

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BRILLIANT PARENTS- FASCINATING TEACHERS

06/11/2015,

 “Many parents want to give the world to their children, but are incapable of giving themselves”. Dr. Augusto Cury “Brilliant Parents-Fascinating Teachers“ is one of my favorite books. I have the Spanish version but I think there is also an English edition for Kindle. Written by psychiatrist and scientist Augusto Cury, this book has changed […]

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REWILD THE CHILD!

06/03/2015,

I believe in the power of education and the importance that nature should have in our kids lives. This is truly a wonderful video worth watching. All children should have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor education. If you want to know more about the activities of the Adventure Learning Charity and perhaps get involved, please […]

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