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Amoretto - Masquerade Ball for Children

The Great Whirl of Small Masques

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 at 3pm

Clam-Gallas Palace, 20 Husova St. 20

 

 

 

 


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IWAP's 4th Annual Charity Christmas Market

23rd November, 2013 at the

Diplomat Hotel (Evropská 15, Praha 6)

from 10 am until 4 pm

Free Admission

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The International Women's Association of Prague (IWAP) is an independent, non-political, non-profit organization
voluntarily run by its members. IWAP welcomes all women who live in the Czech Republic and aims to promote
friendship and support as well as organize social and cultural events for its members in addition to raising funds for
selected Czech charities.


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U.S. Department of State introduces a new online interactive 3-D game

Learn English  and explore American culture through    Trace Effects,    new online game which offers puzzles, games, and adventures and is geared for players aged 12-16.

Gamers interact and solve puzzles in a virtual world filled with diverse English-speaking characters. In the game, students take a dynamic journey through the United States, traveling to cultural locations like Kansas, New Orleans, the Grand Canyon, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

 

Trace Travels

Snap photos and share stories when you take Trace with you on your next trip!

He will begin on July 4th, celebrating Independence Day in the United States. Then he will join you in interesting places all over the world to share stories of adventure and exploration. Print out your image of Trace, create your photos and stories, and let the adventure begin!


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Green Eggs and Ham SHOW

June 15, 2013

11 am - 12 pm at Amadito & Friends, Prague

Interactive show of this Dr. Seuss classic by Azyzah Entertainment, designed to teach English through rhyme and repetition! Theatre that makes the English language a fun learning experience!

Suitable for children aged 3 - 9 y., in English.  More ...


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Children's Castle Festival at Nelahozeves Castle

June 22-23, 2013

A fun programme focusing on the youngest visitors and featuring children’s tours, theater performances, and fencing.

Historical dances in the courtyard, games in the garden, creative workshops, and so much more.


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Why Champion Social and Emotional Learning?: Because It Helps Students Build Character

Helping students develop a sense of self will ultimately help them to better manage their emotions, communicate, and resolve conflicts nonviolently.

It's not enough to simply fill students' brains with facts. A successful education demands that their character be developed as well. That's where social and emotional learning comes in. It is the process of helping students develop the skills to manage their emotions, resolve conflict nonviolently, and make responsible decisions.

Research shows that promoting social and emotional skills leads to reduced violence and aggression among children, higher academic achievement, and an improved ability to function in schools and in the workplace. Students who demonstrate respect for others and practice positive interactions, and whose respectful attitudes and productive communication skills are acknowledged and rewarded, are more likely to continue to demonstrate such behavior. Students who feel secure and respected can better apply themselves to learning. Students who are encouraged to practice the Golden Rule find it easier to thrive in educational environments and in the wider world.

Social and emotional programmes coach children in conflict resolution and model how to negotiate, how to discuss differences in opinion without resorting to personal attacks, and how to accept others when their attitudes, beliefs, and values differ from one's own. They educate children about the effects of harassment and bullying based on social standing, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

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Summer in the City

 

Kids Summer Fun (age 5 - 10) at the English International School of Prague

DATES: 2nd- 6th July and/or 9th- 13th July 2012
TIME: from 8.30am to 4.00pm

A fun packed one or two week programme of varied activities in English carefully designed for children aged 5-10, including activities such as sport, art, ICT and drama. A great chance for children to meet new friends, both native and non native English speakers. More...
 
 

July Summer Camps (age 3 -12) at the Erpet Golf Centre

DATES: 2nd- 6th July and/or 9th- 13th July and/or 16th- 20th July 2012
TIME: 9.00am to 4.00pm
 
A fun programme full of sports games and summer adventures. More...

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Museum Kampa Prague

June 3rd, 2012, 10:00 - 17:00 hrs

Lots of games as well as an opportunity to tour the museum with some popular Fairy Tale characters. A group of dwarfs will mysteriously disappear. Come and help the Little Red Riding Hood and Carbon dwarf - the nicest devil in the world to look for them. If you dare to help, come at 11:00, 13:00 or 15:00. (Yes, dwarfs get lost quite often…)

Workshops for parents and children will begin at 14:00 and 16:00. You can also learn how to make your own jewelry with the help of a professional jewellery designer. For more


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A Magical Ball for Princesses and Princes

Chateau Mcely

September 9 – 11, 2011

Chateau Mcely's successful fourth annual outdoor children's festival of fairytale fancy dress. A percentage of the accommodation proceeds and any voluntary contributions will be donated to Zahrada in Kladno (a social services facility).


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The International Choir of Prague is now accepting applications and scheduling auditions for the new 2010/2011 Season.    

There are three choirs within the ICP:               

Šárka and Brendan Coleman have over a decade of experience making music with people from more than 40 different countries around the world.

The International Choir of Prague is the only open-enrollment choir in Prague conducted in English.


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The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University

Is a continuing project dedicated to developing and offering multimedia computer-based distance-learning courses. Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides high-ability students of all ages with an individualized educational experience, optimized in both pace and content. Through EPGY, students have access to courses in a variety of subjects at levels ranging from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate. Since its inception over 50,000 students from 35 countries have taken courses from EPGY.

EPGY offers online courses year round

Learn about the EPGY Online High School at Stanford University.

 


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The multi-lingual infant school

From September 2011, the French Lycée in Prague will be offering a new multi-lingual syllabus in the primary school curriculum. One class in the Petite Section and one in the Moyenne Section will be opened at the start of the new school year. The pupils’ education will be dispensed alternately in French and English, with part of the timetable given over to the teaching of Czech.

 

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School Choice International helps families select the best schools for their children wherever they relocate in the world.
 

Moving with children presents families with a whole set of challenges:

 

•    moving mid year and waitlists
•    special needs and learning style preferences
•    navigating different curricula between countries and states
•    finding a school along with the other relocation logistics
•    moving to a location where schooling is competitive

•    schooling allowances

 

 


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Tips for a family holiday in the Czech Republic

Parents often devote great effort to coming up with a holiday that would give their children an unforgettable and irreplaceable experience while at the same time teaching them something. And many children, aware of these parental intentions, also put great mental effort into the task of avoiding a thoroughly parent-managed holiday that would mean endless hours of wandering through stately homes and museums. Yet there is a possibility of a compromise that would satisfy all parties thoroughly – in the Czech Republic what appears to be boring history turns into a captivating tale, and children and adults can agree on a common language.


A land of endless fairy-tales

 
There are over two thousand castles, castle ruins, chateaux and fortresses in the Czech Republic. Almost every one of them bears with it a legend, story or tale, and of course, children love such fairy-stories.

Zoos and botanical gardens

 
Do your children mix up leopards and cheetahs? Unquestionably they would remember both animals better if they saw them with their own eyes. Try an outing to one of the many Czech zoos.

History and architecture made fun

 
Are your children tired of yawn-provoking school lessons or saturated with educational computer programmes? Take them out into the real world, where historic monuments are far from dead artefacts.

Outings in nature

 
Holidays without excursions are far from the real thing. Take a trip on foot, by car, bus, train or boat, row down one of the many navigable Czech rivers in a canoe, rent a bicycle and head off for a journey of several days sleeping in campsites or simply in the open air.

Museums and galleries from a different angle

 
Many visitors to the Czech Republic turn their stay into a true marathon of museums and galleries, which Prague has in abundance. But how to get the little ones inside during a holiday!

Planetariums and village museums

 
Is your child still fresh and active after a long full day? Then this is precisely the right moment to pay a visit to one of the observatories or planetariums found not only in Prague but in a great many other cities.

Goodies for both young and old

 
Good food and drink can make or break a holiday. Nothing, though, in this regard will be lacking for you or your children in the Czech Republic.

Low prices and discounts

 
The Czech Republic offers services of a quality comparable to anywhere in Europe, but often for a much lower price.

Shopping, toys, gifts

 
Prague’s shopping possibilities are on a level equivalent to anywhere in Europe, yet at the same time causing relatively little financial pain.

 



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Children's Favorites

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Common Sense Wisdom Volume II

The Unwritten Resume

The Unwritten Resume

Drawing upon more than 30 years of experience advising senior executives around the world and almost a decade living and working in Central and...

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If you haven't already got tickets to go and see the upcoming production of A Christmas Carol, then you really don't want to wait much longer!   more...

 


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 

June 28, 6 PM at the American Center, Prague 

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Events

Easter Fun with Au Pays des mimis

Easter Fun with Au Pays des mimis

Let your children decorate their own Easter...

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Phonics Fun for Young Learners



Sing Out Loud: Children’s Songs

Useful for listening practice and language lessons on topics ranging from counting to rhyming. Includes classroom favorites such as “The Alphabet Song,” “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes,” and more.

PRAGUE CHRISTIAN LIBRARY

Feel free to explore the library collection. Click on Collection to begin your search -- you can search by Title, Author or Category in both the Czech and English language collections. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact the library for further assistance.

 


Leadership Skills for Kids

04/08/2010 10:32

It’s never too early, or late for that matter, to begin teaching kids the basics in leadership.

Leadership-Tools.com Most parents remember, belive in, and therefore teach their children, the GOLDEN RULE: 1. “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” Not surprisingly, this golden rule is also one of the most important leadership skills for kids. Kids need to appreciate...

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Educating the Expat Child: A guide to finding the ideal school overseas

02/08/2010 22:48

Will the school offer the educational requirements necessary to move on to college?

International schools offer IB diplomas that are accepted by most – but not all – colleges and universities throughout Europe and the North America. If the child is of high school age, families should craft a clear roadmap detailing how to attain those credits. Most international schools...

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02/08/2010 22:47

Is your child adequately prepared and flexible enough to make the transition?

Some kids thrive as expats, reaping the cultural rewards of learning in a variety of countries; others may find the instability difficult to bear. Finding schools where the student body consists mainly of children in the same situation will help new expats get comfortable. International...

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02/08/2010 22:46

If private or international schooling is the best option, who’ll foot the bill?

In some countries, private schools are abundant and can be expensive. Some can charge as much as 25,000USD annually, without figuring in the cost of transportation and meals. However, parents may be eligible for tuition assistance from their employer. It never hurts to call respective...

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02/08/2010 22:44

What schools are available in the country of choice?

Lengthy research, trusted word-of-mouth recommendations and visits to narrowed-down options will yield a list of potential schools. Expat organizations may include parents who’ve faced the same issue, and can be key to finding that perfect school.

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02/08/2010 22:43

How long will the family remain abroad?

If the move will last less than than two years, international schools may be better suited – and are often best – for transient students. These offer seamless transition from one school to another through a traditional International Baccalaureate curriculum.

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Contact

American Children Abroad

Ben and Helena Henderson
Founders



Prague, Czech Republic
www.ACA-Prague.com



The Library of Congress Resources for Kids and Families


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Read.gov  Kids

These reading resources for kids will inspire you to discover new authors, rediscover classic books and even read a story created just for you, called "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure."   Read.gov > Kids


E-learning for Kids

In today’s complex world, children’s futures are determined by their ability to master the basics of reading, science, math and computers.

E-Learning for Kids is dedicated to fun and free learning on the Internet for children ages 5 - 12.

 

 

 

 


 

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