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Children Around the World: School and Daily Life

These websites describe what going to school is like in different countries of the world. Includes typical school schedules, photographs, interviews with students, slideshows, and general information about different school systems. There are also websites that go through the daily life of children and teenagers in other countries.


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This lesson plan for teaching students about children in other cultures includes discussion questions, adaptations, extensions, suggested readings, links to related resources, vocabulary, and more. NOTE: This site includes banner ads and sponsored links.
This is a slideshow that shows why education is important and why some children cannot get an education. Click on the arrows to advance in the slideshow.
This website has information about elementary school, junior high, and high school in Japan. Click on "Slide Show of Schools" to see pictures taken at Japanese schools.
Learn more about the educational process in Germany. Click on "School Types" to see a graph of three different education tracks students can pursue as they grow older.
Read about the typical day in the life of Yoshita, who lives in India.
In this interview, a student from Cameroon (Africa) was asked about her school. Click on "A Typical Day in School" to read a schedule of her daily life on schooldays.
Find out what school and daily life are like for children in Egypt. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
Find out how Mexican children spend their school days.
Click on "School" at the bottom of the page to find out how these students feel about school in Ghana, Russia, Brazil, and India.

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