This is a guest post by Patricia Patton, who lived in Puebla with her family from June 2012 to July 2013. She wrote it to share her kids’ positive experience at the Instituto Mexicano Madero with other parents who may be considering a similar move. Our family headed south from Pennsylvania to Puebla in the summer of 2012 with a few goals for the school year. Developing our children’s fluency in Spanish was high on the list. So, instead of sending them to the Colegio Americano (aka the American School ), which caters to English-speaking expats, we wanted to enroll them in a local school where they would be fully immersed in the language and culture.
Our boys—who were 7, 11, and 14 years old at the time—were understandably nervous about spending the entire school day in Spanish, a language that they struggled to understand and speak. Enrolling them […]
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