The Spanish Education System: Explained

If you’re looking to move to Spain with kids, I bet you want to know more about the Spanish Education System.   Guess what?  This post is just for you!  Did you know that Spain doesn’t have high school?

If you’re looking to move to Spain with kids and want to know more about the Spanish Education System, then this post is for you!

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Learning Spanish – Alan & Heidi Speak!

Greetings One & All!  Since our initial post, we’ve been getting a lot of encouragement, and a bunch of questions about our progress on learning Spanish.  So consider this an update!

Alan and Heidi (learning spanish status update) at Banco más bonito del mundo Loida Galicia Spain

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The 7 Best Family Party Games Full Of Amazing Fun!

When I think of the holidays, I always think of fun family party games!  When I was growing up, in a household with 6 kids, every holiday was full of energy, games, and entertainment.  Sometimes we would be out on the driveway playing basketball, or football on the front lawn, but indoors we would always enjoy family games.  Charades, Pictionary, and Trivial Pursuit were always favorites of mine.

The holidays wouldn't be the same without fun family party games! Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Schools In Spain – Options For Education

So many people ask us about the kids education in Spain and it is never easy to answer.  You see we can’t speak for all of the schools in Spain, we can only share with you our experience.  We are certain that everyone has different experiences depending on location, type of school and the biggest variable, the students attending.

School in Spain - education options for expats

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1 Year Of Homeschool – You Can’t Learn From Travel?

We spent 1 year touring Southeast Asia and during that time education was done on the road.  We called it homeschool, as they were learning wherever home was.  We weren’t really sure what to expect, but we all seemed to have one thing in mind when it came to schooling at the beginning.  By the time the year ended, homeschool evolved into something quite different.

1 year of homeschool - you can't learn much from travel or can you? Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Long Division Examples For Spain

long division examples in SpainWhen we first moved to Spain, Lars was in the 5th Grade.  We knew at his age it would be a little more challenging to learn Spanish and pick up the other subjects in class.  The one place we were certain, he would excel immediately was in Math.  We figured math would be the same no matter where you are in the world.  You take some numbers and add, subtract, multiply and divide.  How could it be any different?  Well, we were in for a big surprise when it came to math, especially Long Division in Spain!

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How To Start A Blog In 6 Easy Steps

We’re going to do something fun in this post.  Something fun, and something easy.  We get so many comments from readers who like reading our blog, and they often ask how to start a blog of their own.  In the past, we have kept our tips and tricks to email, as we wanted to stay true to our Family Travel Blog vibe.  Though as with anything, things begin to change.  We are answering this question far more often and people look to us as the experts.  So, the time has come to share what we know with you and make sure it is easy to understand.

Learn how to start a blog in 6 easy steps! We have some great tips to share with you. It is so easy to do, give it a try. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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Scratch Off Map Of The World – The Best Kid Gift Ever!

The unexpected gift which turned into a magical treasure for Anya.  Two years ago, on Anya’s 9th birthday, we were invited over to our neighbors for a special homemade dessert to celebrate her birthday.  These are friends we’ve made since living in Spain and we have just connected with them on so many levels.  They are a young couple and had a newborn baby, but we all just connected.

Almunecar Friends Josina Omar and Isla with Anya and Lars

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