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Once again, we are putting together a listing of camps and programs (cursos de verano) for children in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya Read More...
Once again, we have put together a listing of camps and programs for children in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya for the summer of 2014. Read More...
In the spring of 2014, the Riviera Maya's premier music and performing arts school, Explayarte Escuela de Musica, will present Tim Rice and Elton John's AIDA. There will be three presentations in the Foro Abierto at Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, March 19, 20 and 23 and, or the first time, two additional shows have been added to the run to be performed at the Teatro de Cancun on April 4 & 5. Read More...
It's hard to believe until you see it for yourself but if you drive a few kilometers in any direction from the center of Playa del Carmen you will find tiny pueblos tucked away in the jungle with families eking out a meager existence and living without even the most basic services. Nuevo Noh Bec is one of these remote communities. Read More...
Continue your studies with accreditation in Playa del Carmen! All Distance Education, Independent Study, Online Learning Programs, and Home School Programs are welcomed. Read More...
On Monday, after many weeks of protests and a walkout that shuttered schools all across the country, Mexico's public school teachers returned to work and children were welcomed back to their classrooms. Read More...
"Today is a good day for our boys and girls, our commitment is to continue providing quality education, but above all, we have to preserve the rights in our town for the benefit of the residents "said Municipal President of Solidaridad Mauricio Gongora Escalante, referring to the agreement between the teachers' union and the state government that resulted in a return to school without incident in all educational institutions of the municipality and the state. Read More...
This week, KKiS - Keeping Kids in School started up their regular in class English reading and mentoring program at the Pelopidas School in Guadalupana. This year volunteers will be in the 4th and 5th grade classrooms every Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Read More...
Learn Spanish in 3 Days in a fun and easy way with frequency modulation rapid learning techniques This course is based on the teachings of Dr. Georgi Lozanov and is not about memorization. Don't miss the next Puerto Aventuras Class - November 21 - 23 2013. Read More...
What follows is an update from Gayle Collins the organizer for KKiS - Keeping Kids in School. As we have featured KKiS in our 12 Days/ 12 Ways Holiday Giving Series and many of our readers have shown an interest in KKiS and similar community outreach projects, we are reprinting it here. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like to find out how to get involved! Read More...
Part 3 - You have chosen a school and your children are enrolled. Now what? How you best support their efforts? If your children are very young and you plan on living in Mexico for a few years or longer, they will have no trouble at all picking up Spanish and making friends. While you are struggling to conjugate verbs and roll your ‘r's, your children will be speaking fluently in no time. Your role in this process is to make the transition as smooth as possible for your children. Read More...
How do you choose the right school for your family? Once you have taken into consideration the length of your stay and the specific needs of your children how do you find the best school to best fit your family? Read More...
School is out for the summer holidays but this is the time we seem to receive the most emails from families planning to move to the Riviera Maya with their school aged children. This is an article in three parts which will help you through the process and hopefully help you to select the best school for your children and your family. Read More...
Finally, Tropical storm Andrea has pushed north and given the Riviera Maya a chance to dry out. After being cooped up inside for a week, all the kids are anxious, knowing that exams are coming up and then the last days of school will be upon us. Many of you will spend the summer traveling, perhaps back to your home countries to visit with family and friends in more temperate climates. Read More...
Last week, Playa del Carmen's Music and Performing Arts School, Explayarte presented its full scale production of the award winning musical, Les Miserables. The show ran for three nights to packed and overwhelmingly enthusiastic audiences in Xcaret's Foro Abierto. This is the 5th Explayarte production that I have seen, my 4th as a corporate sponsor and the 3rd that Cat has participated in. Read More...
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