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Tips for Third Culture Kids
September 26, 2020

Top 3 Tips for Third Culture Kids…who have just moved This post is for teens. First off, you should know I tried my best to make a YouTube video — because that seems to be the thing these days– but I can’t edit it. So until that is ready, I am communicating with old-fashioned writing….

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10 Reasons for International Students to Attend an American Boarding School
September 4, 2020

10 Reasons for International Students to Attend an American Boarding School American boarding schools offer unique opportunities that you’d be hard-pressed to find in classrooms elsewhere, including both public and private day schools. For international students, the advantage is even greater, as American boarding schools provide some of the highest quality academics across the globe….

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Is that Boarding School Right for Your Child?
May 30, 2020

Is That Boarding School Right for Your Child? Important questions to ask before deciding on a school for your child When considering boarding school for your child, many parents are thinking about the issues of academic quality and environments. Good boarding schools should also provide safe, nurturing, personalized learning communities with strong residential support systems…

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How a Sudden Departure From Home is a Big Hairy Deal
February 13, 2020

I watch the events in Egypt unfold, my thoughts are with the thousands of expat children and families who are living in Egypt as well as their Egyptian friends and playmates. Maybe others are thinking about the political implications of this open rebellion, but I’m thinking about the many families who may be ordered to…

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What Do International School Counselors Talk About?
May 9, 2018

Cheryl Brown of The International School of Muscat in Oman and Brooke Fezler of the International School of Barcelona, along with the support of their dedicated and hardworking taskforce, once again organized a fabulous conference of the International School Counselors Association (ISCA) in Bangkok, Thailand last March. Over 200 school counselors representing over 105 international…

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Quoted: Michelle in the Washington Post
January 28, 2018

Taking a special needs child abroad? Do you live abroad already with a child who has special needs? How have you made it work? Jackie Spinner takes us on her incredible journey to Morocco with her young adopted sons who are on the Autism Spectrum in her Washington Post Perspective special, “Special needs parenting in Morocco.” It was…

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