If you are looking for an experience of a lifetime, with diversity, culture, and a degree, then it may be perfect to study abroad! There are many colleges in Europe for Americans, you just need to define your goals and do some research. We will share with you what we know and provide you with some tools and vocabulary to get you started.
As you know, Lars graduated with honors from high school and had several options for university. There was one University in Europe he wanted the most, but we didn’t want to spill the beans until we cleared a few hurdles. He didn’t want to jinx it and wanted to be sure it was really going to happen.
We have 2 Wagoner Graduates in 2020, even though the kids are 2 1/2 years apart in age and a 2-year gap in school! Knowing this at the beginning of the year was very exciting. We were looking forward to all of the traditions and events that coincided with graduation. Then everything changed…
We’ve lived in Spain for several years now and we are often asked about homeschooling in Spain. Is homeschooling illegal in Spain? Is it even possible to homeschool? What options are available? Keep on reading and we’ll tell you what we know.
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.
When 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 How To Do Long Division in Spain!
If you are planning a move to Spain, already living in Spain or just planning a visit, you should really learn the body parts in Spanish. You never know when you are going to need to make that trip to the médico or doctor.
Let’s go back in time. About 30 seconds ago (before you read the N340 title of this post). Back then, if I had asked you what the longest major road in Spain is, what would you have said? You might have thought about the big autovias (freeways) in Spain like the A-7. After all, it starts close to the border with France and ends near Algeciras. let’s go back to the future. Now that we’re back where we started, you know that the N-340 is the Longest road in Spain.
First, let me start by saying that we have a limited source of data for this post. It is just our opinion and Comparison of the 1 Primary School we attended in the USA and the 1 Primary School we are attending in Spain. This is by no means meant to generalize for a country or even a city/district.