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School Experiences Around the World

Study Guides

May 2013

April 2012March/April 2012 issue
        (K-5) Based on Children of Myanmar
        (6-12) Based on Expanding the Maasai Horizon

September 2011; September/October issue

May 2009

December 2008

November 2008 
Based on "A Brother to All"

September 2008 
Supplementary Articles

Graduation in El Cedro
  • May/June 2009, page 38
  • For grades K-12
  • Lay Missioners Erick and Margaret Cambier work to offer learning opportunities to children and adults in El Salvador. This article helps readers think about education: how much do you value it if it is difficult to get, what would you be willing to undertake to get an education, what might it mean to only finish 9th grade? For younger students, read the article before showing them the photos, then talk about the different challenges of the students in the articles.

Missioner Tales, by Daniel Ohmann
  • July/August 2011, page 10
  • For grades K-4, for a story version, see Five Minutes with Mission
  • Father Daniel Ohmann tells of Joseph, a second grader who is smart, spiritual, and very silly.

Additional Activities
Book Suggestion:
    "A School like Mine, a unique celebration of schools around the world"
  • DK Publishing in association with UNICEF
  • For grades K-5
  • Explore many aspects of school in places as diverse as Mexico, Ethiopia, Denmark, Mongolia and New Zealand, and "meet" the students. It is a celebrative book.