“Josh Recommends” for the Week of July 19, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of July 19, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

How to Choose a Good International School for Your Child

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If you’re moving abroad for work, or any other reason, there are plenty of logistics to think about. One of those is where to send your children to school. 

When you’re an expat, you have two primary choices as far as your children’s education. You can send your kids to a local school or an international school. 

How to Study Abroad for Free

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Do you want to study abroad, but aren't sure how to pay for it? There is a plethora of ways to do so, and a world of reasons WHY to study abroad

Here are two ways to obtain financial assistance for study abroad:

Universities, states, private foundations, and large companies abroad willingly provide financial support to foreign students. “Why?” you may ask. 

It’s simple. 

5 Ways Students Can Travel for Free

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As the most exuberant time of your life, college years give you a colossal experience to remember. But, as perfect as this period may seem, it still features some minor downsides that may prevent you from enjoying your life to the fullest. Yes, college takes up almost all of your time, depriving you of the many possibilities to obtain financial freedom. 

Music and Connection: Telling Stories

by Kerry Dexter / Jul 15, 2019 /
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A conversation with a friend, a passing exchange with a stranger, a favorite show, an article in a magazine or a headline in a newspaper, a window display, a note in a journal, a sketch on a napkin, a photograph, a book, a song: these are all stories, all ways in which we organize, create, and remember our days, and our lives.

How we tell these stories, to ourselves and to each other, shapes and shares perspectives on the world. In shifting times, especially, it is important to think about such perspectives and ways we share and shape them.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of July 12, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of July 12, 2019 By Josh Garrick 

An Overview of All-Inclusive Family Resorts

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What Is an All Inclusive Family Resort? 

An all-inclusive family resort is an all-inclusive resort that caters to families. It is in stark contrast to resorts that prohibit children or even people under 50. There are all-inclusive resorts that will allow children, but an all-inclusive family resort is designed for families. They stand out in the range of child friendly activities and amenities they offer. 

Learning Literacy: How Teachers Can Affect Reading Skill in Low Socioeconomic Students

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Educators know better than anyone: Not all students are created equal. A student’s interest and ability to gain skills and information are highly affected by that student’s home life — if parents or guardians aren’t engaged in their child’s education, the child likely won’t be an enthusiastic or effective learner. This is especially the case with fundamental skills that should be practiced early and often, like literacy.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Journeying Forward

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 01, 2019 /
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Have you ever planned a trip?
 
Whether you’ve gone on a multi-continental expedition or a quick weekend to the next town over, it all started with an idea, perhaps manifested a spark of anticipation and excitement, and culminated with an experiential adventure. No matter how much it cost, what modes of transport were necessary, or how many nights you slept in a luxury resort or a local yurt, the planning stage took place well and truly before the implementation of the journey. 
 

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