Articles in the Europe Category
This article is Part 2 of our series “The World Is Our Classroom: Lessons From…” where Miro and I take a closer examination at places and events on our “must see list”. Some places we’ve already experienced, others are placed high on our list of interest. Either way, Miro and I find so many places around the globe contributors to our ongoing passion for world schooling.
Simply to read about a location, an event or a cultural practice is indeed interesting, but to be immersed in the experience is to breathe …
Traveling the world presents countless educational and developmental opportunities, as immense as the world itself. However it seems not many researchers have studied the effects travel has on children from an educational perspective, however I have witnessed first-hand the benefits of a world education, including developing an open mind, immersive learning, boosting confidence and contributing to greater creativity, curiosity, and problem solving skills. In fact, family travel benefits the family as a whole, regardless of age.
I decided to write a series called “Learning from the world, the World is Our …
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Given the choice, where would you go?
For us, it’s somewhere meaningful.
“You must always plant your feet firmly on the ground if you want to be able to jump up in the air.” ~Joan Miro
…and the air sustains our breath allowing us to see new things, live in the moment, and create our ongoing realities….and the ground provides a foundation, supporting our inspiration and offering stability.
And the voice of Barcelona is singing her magical song, beckoning us to explore the birthplace of the many creative spirits she has delivered…
The Catalonian …