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International school short term

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International school short term

Hello,

We are planning 3 1/2 months away from home this year. 2 of those months we will be based in Berlin. We were thinking of taking some school work from home for our 9 year old, but were wondering also whether there would be any school that would take our daughter for 4-6 weeks while we are there. Do the international schools take students for short term? She doesn't speak german so a regular school may be a bit over whelming for her...

Not sure whether to worry about it, or just let her enjoy the experience of being in a new country and learning from our travels.

Any thoughts????

Thanks!

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1. Re: International school short term

No No No ... your travel is her best educational experience. Take her to museums, to art galleries, let her see and experience.

I am a high school teacher and often kids at my school ask (well actually it's their parents) for work while they are OS - I say - take a camera and a journal - record your experiences - way better than anything you'd get from a text book and it won't take up as much room in your luggage.

you could also set her up a blog so her schoolmates in Oz can follow her travels) - good for the IT skills too.

Edited: 6:37 am, April 24, 2013
2. Re: International school short term

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