PSAs (Public Service Announcements), letters, and Omani traditional dance...our day of collaboration with Beveridge International Eighth Graders was a huge success! Without a moment to spare we got to discuss the challenges and benefits of living abroad, the values of cross-cultural relationships, and what it means to be a "Global Citizen."  
How do you communicate in 30 seconds what it means to have friendships with people from all over the world?! Our PSAs will reveal the answer to that question...but I'll tell you it involves maps, colored paper, handshakes, flags, smiles, Arabic, Korean, German, Japanese, Tajik, Spanish and a huge amount of creativity under pressure!! Thanks to Beveridge for your wonderful welcome and insightful questions. As our students said, "They rock!"
 


Steffi
11/09/2012 9:05am

We had a great time at Beveridge!! I loved to hear that they are all interested in the world and all the global citizens ;) Had a lots of fun making the PSA and talking to my partners!!! I´m looking forward to next Thursday to meet the Eight Graders again :)

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Bejan
11/09/2012 11:17am

Ben and Tyler, you guys are just awesome. You both are 13, but you already have very good thinking skills. I really enjoyed my time talking with you, hope you too :) . Keep on learning, and i believe you guys have a great future. Special thanks to our guides. I am so excited to see you all on Thursday. Hope to see you again.

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Maythaa
11/10/2012 8:14am

Actually, I had great memories in Beveridge school since the last session, so it was really nice to go to Beveridge school for the second time. I met Jeffre.I enjoyed talking with him. Actually, I saw him before, but I didn't have chance to talk to him. Also, I met Abraham. He's really nice. I met him before, and it was really nice to meet him again.I enjoyed talking and doing the PSA with him. You guys are both awesome:)) we are waiting for you to come with us in UNO.

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Tez
11/10/2012 8:19pm

Before to go Beveridge school, I was excited to meet international mind boys :) I met a pretty cute and curious guys, they had a lots of questions but the time was too short. We should have a more time to talk each other, because it was really interesting. Also I am impressed that they are eager to know different culture. I want to keep the contact and I am missing you guys John and Jacob;)

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Gowoon
11/12/2012 2:45pm

The Experiences in there was special to us :D I met two amazing boys, Nate and Farrukh. I was suprised that even though they are younger than me, but their dream is not. Thank you boys and nice to meet you. Maybe they were tired because I can't speak English well. I wanted to talk you guys......... Don't be shy later~ I will practice!

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Motoko
11/12/2012 5:37pm

We had a GREAT time at Beveridge school!
The girls I met were beyond wonderful and super talented! I appreciate their patience for my poor English. I am looking forward to seeing you on Thursday! Thank you SO much!!

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Sultan
11/12/2012 6:49pm

it was an awesome experience in Beveridge it was so cool to meet those guys in there..Especially my two mates Quentieria and Hunter those guys know a lot more then you think....
Can't wait to meet you guys at UNO.. :)

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Mina
11/12/2012 9:09pm

This experience was very good for me!! it was the first time that I talk with american middle school students. I met one boy named Kolton and one girl named Makenzie. They are interested in International study and they have a lot of knowledge about global events.Though that time was short, that was great time because I met their. I feel something lacking about I didn't talk with their not much because my english ability was not good. I look forward to meet Beveridge school students this Thursday!! :D

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Abdullah
11/14/2012 4:32pm

Had a great time at Beveridge scool. They were very nice there, and its our duty to treat them good when they some to UNO.
My two partners were awesome. Lelanie who has the best hand writing i have ever seen. Frank who is a sportsboy. They are both special.

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Muntaser
11/14/2012 4:45pm

The trip was spectacular. I have benefited alot from it. They gave us a tour in the school. We had a good time with the wonderful kids.

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Hanin
12/09/2012 10:45am

In my opinion, it was the best trip for the service learning class. I got the chance to meet two boys from the international studies ( Tony & Lionel ), they were amazing. We had a great conversation. We asked each other many questions which were in our mind. I got all the answers for my questions and I hope they got the answers for their questions as well. after that we did the PSA. Tony gave me some great ideas for the PSA, then me and Lionel did it. The only problem we had is the time but everything else was very perfect. ;D

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khadija
12/09/2012 11:06am

The most thing that I liked about the beveridge school is the maps of the world that they did. It was like if you are visiting lots of countries in one moment.

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Tony Shaddy
12/12/2012 10:16am

I enjoyed everything with the UNO students. My favorite thing of all was the international fest.

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