Summer Academy Blog

Dancing Up Storms ñ More!

July 2, 2014

During activity time, some of our Spanish students took up the art of bordadosembroidery. Embroidery is a huge part of the art and craft culture in many Latin American countries, especially in the household. August, who told us about his interest in... read more

Sound of Music: Chinese Academy Uses Tunes to Learn

July 2, 2014

Whether you’ve studied Mandarin for ten years, or have never heard Chinese in your life, music is a medium that seems to bring everyone together. After a long day inside and outside of the classroom, there is no better way to bring the day to a close than... read more

Dumplings, Quesadillas and More!

July 1, 2014

Today was dumpling day for the Chinese Academy! Instead of the usual Cultural Exploration class, students had the opportunity to learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings from their tai chi teacher. As a group, we all learned how ... read more

Starting the Week Strong

July 1, 2014

We are off to a great start in our second week at the MMLA Swarthmore College Academy. There has been a great atmosphere around here after last nights Language Pledge® recommitment ceremony. I can see that every student is finding their own way a little... read more

ELECTION DAY - Who Will Be the next President?

July 1, 2014

Our students are learning about Spanish politics. Continuing to gain a deeper understanding of Spanish culture and language, our students held elections to vote for their “president” in the morning assembly. -Alejandro Saravia .hero { display:... read more

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