Visit to Grundschule Schinne

It is the end of our second week here in Stendal. Today (4-19) we were able to visit a school in a small village name Schinne. We woke up earlier than normal because we had to ride the bus to … Continue reading

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Institut für Elementare Musikerziehung

We were invited to the Institut für Elementare Musikerziehung to participate with the students in their music class. One of our “guides” Tonya brought us to the Institut and participated with us. When we arrived, the music teacher, Sebastian was … Continue reading

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Seniors’ English Class

This week we had an opportunity to speak to a group of seniors. They were students who had been learning English for 1-2 years. There were approximately 10 students in the class. Some of the students had even done research … Continue reading

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Bilingual School “Altmark”

A picture of the schools, with two Flat Stanleys! On Monday April 15th we have the opportunity to visit the bilingual school here in Stendal. The school is a private school that has two first, two second, two third, and … Continue reading

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Learning Boom or Education Bust?

By the time I post this, someone will have undoubtedly created a new Smartphone app aimed at bettering education or coined a new buzzword sure to spark the next paradigm in the marriage of technology and education. Today we flip, blend, and hybridize classrooms in an effort to maximize learning while minimizing the costs. While […]

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Grunschule “Am Stadtsee”

It is the end of our first week here at the school Stendal, and the week has been very interesting and exciting. On Monday morning we all got dressed and went upstairs to have breakfast before we left for the … Continue reading

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The Mystical Dance of Ireland

We are enjoying our stay here in Stendal and had the pleasure of meeting some fellow hotel guests on Sunday. Dr. Goodman and I were on our way out for a bike ride when we ran into Marko and Shelly. … Continue reading

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Tangermünde

On Saturday, April 6, we took a trip to a small town called Tangermünde with our guide Sally. We met Sally at 11:00 to go into Stendal for shopping before going on the train from Stendal to Tangermünde. We looked … Continue reading

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Welcome to Stendal!

Hello all! It’s Brittney here. We have gotten all settled in here at the apartment and have been enjoying this beautiful city. Stendal is approximately 74 miles away from Berlin. Stendal was first recorded in the history books around the … Continue reading

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Making our way to Germany…

Hello all! We are a few days behind posting, but I (Courtney) am here to start to get you caught up! We left the states on April 3rd from GSP airport. For me, it was my first flight and I … Continue reading

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