Summer Academy Blog

Dancing Up Storms ñ More!

July 2, 2014

During activity time, some of our Spanish students took up the art of bordadosembroidery. Embroidery is a huge part of the art and craft culture in many Latin American countries, especially in the household. August, who told us about his interest in... read more

Sound of Music: Chinese Academy Uses Tunes to Learn

July 2, 2014

Whether you’ve studied Mandarin for ten years, or have never heard Chinese in your life, music is a medium that seems to bring everyone together. After a long day inside and outside of the classroom, there is no better way to bring the day to a close than... read more

French Academy Updates!

July 2, 2014

We noticed (as have you!) that the French Academy deserved some TLC on our blog. And here it comes in photographic form! Over the past week, RAs have led students in everything from relaxed activities, such as writing, to crazy dorm-decorating contests... read more

Another journée fantastique with the French Academy!

July 2, 2014

Today we had a full plate of activities. Students continued to work hard in their morning lessons and afternoon cultural classes (this week features subjects such as Francophone Music, Normandy and French communities in America like Quebec and... read more

Classroom Perspective

July 2, 2014

I had the pleasure of visiting various classes this morning to observe the students in their own learning environment. I was able to see all three academies in action and was surprised at the level of comprehension in each class! I was very impressed by... read more

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