Google websites of real schools in Spanish speaking countries. Remember that there are many different types of schools, catering to the different needs and backgrounds of children around the world. For example:
Hastings School is a prestigious International School in Madrid that follow the British and Spanish curriculum. The website provides a list of extra-curricular activities and programmes offered at the school. The monthly fee for an elementary school student is 800 Euros.
UNICEF Child-Friendly Schools are child-centered and family-focused schools that aim to provide education that is free and compulsory, affordable and accessible, especially to families and children at risk. An example is Victoria Rayo Primary School in Nicaragua, which strives to provide equal learning opportunities for both boys and girls in a country that has a pre-dominantly male culture. Read about the program in the Case Study Report (Page 42).
Books in the Library
Check out the following books on reserve at the library:
People and Places (910 WOR) Cultures of the World series A School Like Mine Hungry Planet (641.3 MEN)