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A Little Super Français Spirit in My Classroom

Published: December 5, 2017

Teaching is about innovation, but also “borrowing” from examples and models we value. We all do it. In my classroom much of what I borrowed came from my first real teaching experience at Lac du Bois.

My favorite take-away was Super Français! Here’s how I adapted it to the school classroom.

Piton de la Fournaise: A Hotspot in the Francophone World

Published: December 1, 2017

At the end of September, I moved to Reunion Island to work with English language classes in a middle school and a high school. Since landing here, I have been exploring the incredibly diverse landscapes that this tiny tropical paradise has to offer. One of the most breathtaking places I have visited so far in my time here is crater of the island’s active volcano, Piton de la Fournaise.

Getting to Know Charlotte, Dean of French Village Weekends

Published: November 16, 2017

Let’s take a mini-tour of our Lac du Bois site and learn about Charlotte, the new Dean of Village Weekends.

Parents Get the Jitters Too!

Published: November 11, 2017

Special thanks to Zandra Richmond, our guest parent blogger, for sharing her experience of nine-year-old Nadia’s first year at camp. Sending your child to camp for the first time is just as big as a step as attending!

Adding Another Language to Your Happy Home

Published: November 3, 2017

Sarah Dodson-Knight, an expert educator and mother of two trilingual children, shares her tips for bringing a second language into the home. It’s never too late to begin!

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