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If You Are in Spain and You Know It… Clap Your Hands!

Objective: Channel your inner Barney the purple dinosaur, Sesame Street Gang, and Dr. Seuss. These are your saving graces. Activities: Dance like Barney. Be as hilarious and goofy as the Muppets. Repeat curiously catchy rhymes from the Cat in the Hat. Materials needed: Charisma. Attitude. Enthusiasm. […]

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Five Signs you’re a Language Assistant in Spain

When I first decided to pursue a placement as a Language Assistant in Spain, I expected my tasks to be simple. To sum it all up, I’d help kids with grammar and pronunciation and hopefully teach them a thing or two about American culture. Of […]

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10 Perks of Teaching at a Daycare in Spain

2014/2015. Posted by Jenny M.

When I was first assigned to teach in Spain with Meddeas, I’ll admit: I was terrified. I’d never really done any babysitting. I’d definitely never changed a diaper. At the occasional family reunion, I have fun with […]

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The Many Roles of a Daycare Teacher

Although I was offered a grant by Meddeas as a language assistant in Spain, my days at the daycare require very little teaching in the traditional sense. Of course I’m not going to prepare a lesson for a two-year-old on the correct conjugations of […]

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