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Student Teaching Country Day School

Student Teaching Country Day School . Fall 2010 Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Jill, Ashley, Tony August – November Student Teachers. “CDSG, the place to be!” . “One family, that’s you and me!”. Dry season blue skies. Rainy season gray skies. Playa Brasilito.

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Student Teaching Country Day School

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  1. Student TeachingCountry Day School

    Fall 2010 Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  2. Jill, Ashley, TonyAugust – November Student Teachers
  3. “CDSG, the place to be!”
  4. “One family, that’s you and me!” Dry season blue skies. Rainy season gray skies.
  5. Playa Brasilito Brasilitois the town closest to CDSG campus. There is beach access, as well as small stores to buy groceries and our favorite soda, Soda del Coco.
  6. The Wildlife on CDSG Campus Mono congo, Iguana, Mariposa, Tarantula, Escorpion, Serpiente, Geco, Pajaro,
  7. “From different lands, we gather here…” Ashley: 1st/2nd Grade
  8. “…at Country Day, our school so dear.” Tony: 3rd/4th Grade
  9. “We learn a lot, and have some fun.” J I L L 5th Grade
  10. Life Around Costa Rica Beach Community Church Arenal: an active volcano. Guanacaste farm life
  11. Sea Turtle Nesting Ground Costa Rica is home to many endangered sea turtle nesting grounds. During the months of July – February sea turtles come to the beaches of Costa Rica to lay eggs.
  12. Pura Vida Costa Rica!
  13. La PoliciaTurista We taught English to the tourist police.
  14. Questions We Had: School Living Situation Every grade level has Spanish class everyday. Specials are taught completely in Spanish. Average class size is much smaller that GA public schools. Costa Rica as a whole is environmentally friendly. The country is big on recycling. Virginia Curriculum Doesn’t have gifted/special needs program Casual work attire On campus apartments. Pay electricity bill at Super Compro. Sun rises/sets really early. (5:15 am/pm) Free community laundry mat on campus. Bring own towels, soft sheets. Grocery store takes card, cash, and colones. Learn some Spanish before going, at least food and greetings.
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