Teachers and students learning together “in the field” is truly authentic education utilizing an effective apprentice-expert model of instruction. Please visit the pages / links below to discover the amazing impact this kind of instruction has on students who have participated in the Belgian exchange in the past (since 2001) and those who hope to learn about Europe in March 2013.
Former students – please click on the first link to leave your comments. Merci!
Voices of those who have participated in the Belgian Exchange in the past and describe the lasting impact on their experience
Voices of hopeful middle school students who would like to learn about Europe in March 2013
Enjoy this clip of students learning how to communicate across the seas . 7th graders are speaking with pen pals in Mulhouse, France; 8th graders are skyping with Sophie from Dijon and Lucie from Lyon while she was interning at bioMerieux.
Belgian students in North Carolina 2010 Video UNC TV