Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo: Argentina’s Military Dictatorship

The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo began in the 1970’s in response to the military dictatorship and the disappearance of tens of thousands of people. … More Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo: Argentina’s Military Dictatorship

COLONIA del SACRAMENTO: Easy Day Trip from Buenos Aires

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you find yourself in the city of Buenos Aires without anything to do (nearly impossible), you could consider an easy day trip across the Rio del Plata to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. Whether you stay for just a day or a weekend, you won’t be disappointed. Check out my … More COLONIA del SACRAMENTO: Easy Day Trip from Buenos Aires

Good boys

1. When a good student’s (Colin, left) energy rubs off on a crazy student (right, Andy) and they read comic books in the library during lunch break, while the other kids scream their heads off. 2. Sunny weather and a lunch time stroll around the block. 3. Because after this post, I only have 5 … More Good boys

Arbor Day

Vocabulary of the day: 1. Put the screen in the bottom of the pot. 2. Put soil in the pot. 3. Make a hole in the soil. 4. Put the plant in the soil. 5. Fill the hole with more soil. 6. Add water. Sing each line like a song. They remember. Magic.

spoons and plastic knives

Birthday party on speed this month. Not only singing, candle blowing and cake this time around. A ridiculous, spontaneous presentation on restaurant manners and how to cut with a knife and fork. When you’re five and it’s your first time outside the realm of chopsticks, eating gets a little difficult.

Chaos

The state of the office at the moment directly reflects the state of our minds during the first week of the new school year: Chaotic.