Just as importantly, the students learn something that they can not learn soley in the classroom. This is an important aspect of education in
; helping students incorporate learning in and out of school. Within the first five days spent in Burlington Burlington, the exchange students went to the Boston Museum of Science, Plymouth Plantation, the USS Constitution, and in general. Students observed the historical and social aspects of Bostonian life. Boston
Every evening, the students got together at someone’s home and talked around a campfire or just enjoying each other’s music. This allowed students to interact with one another and truly begin to understand a different culture and each other. By the time Saturday came, everyone was sadly expecting to say goodbye, when they were happily surprised to find that the students were not leaving.
However, the travelling situation of the students was up in the air until Wednesday, which made the time stressful for not only the host families, but the teachers as well. Despite the instability of the situation, all the students found time to be together and enjoy each other’s company. The exchange program offers the students of
an opportunity to interact and learn about people from another country, and just as importantly, have fun and build bonds with others in the process. Burlington