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Folium: Increase Your Child’s “Mental Flexibility” via Districtadministration.com

Folium: Increase Your Child’s “Mental Flexibility” via Districtadministration.com Results of 144 research studies led to the conclusion that early experience with two language systems seems to leave children with “a mental flexibility, a superiority in concept formation, and a more diversified set of mental abilities.” To paraphrase a Chinese Proverb, there is only one brilliant […]

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Folium: Asknative Gets Locals to Answer Your Travel Questions via Lifehacker

Folium: Asknative Gets Locals to Answer Your Travel Questions via Lifehacker I’m a smartphone junkie, and when I travel I often struggle to think of new ways to make my phone “smarter”. I often rely on apps like Yelp, Urbanspoon, and Google Places. However, I’ve always said that nothing beats the knowledge of a good […]

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Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World

Folium: The “Hows” and “Whys” via Notes From a Big World “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Stephanie Strassner – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Stephanie Strassner – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations This January I am going to Costa Rica to fulfill my Spanish field period. When I came across this opportunity to study abroad, versus observing in another classroom, I jumped at it immediately. Not that I would not learn from an experience in a Spanish […]

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Folium: Perhaps It’s Time to Rethink Exploring the World With Our Children via GoingAnyway

Folium: Perhaps It’s Time to Rethink Exploring the World With Our Children via GoingAnyway They’re the parents of three surviving quadruplets – enthusiastic 9 year olds, including one with cerebral palsy who rides in an off-road wheelchair or in Dad’s sling and requires feeding of blenderized food through a tube. In tow, a moptop four […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Katherine Kostuk – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations Wanderlust is defined as a strong desire to wander or travel and explore the world, to discover one’s very existence.  It’s true, that at times we may find ourselves in the middle of nowhere; however, it is also true that at times in the middle […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Kyle Hubble – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations Where do I begin? I suppose I should note that I have never, not once, been outside of the country any further than across the border to Canada.  So this being my first trip outside the country requiring a passport I will say that I […]

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Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Over The Edge

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Over The Edge As a 23 year old Therapeutic Massage major studying at Finger Lakes Community College, my love for the Spanish language, culture, and lifestyle seems to be founded purely in passion for people. There is no language requirement in my area of study. I continue […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations The most exciting part of this study abroad trip is that I am not sure what to expect.  I have traveled a little and flown before but my only time out of the US was to Canada.  While being in the United States we tend […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations While living in America things become very set and stone and habitual to many of us. From going to school, work, and just any public place I don’t think we take the time to realize everything that is going on around us. We are so […]