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A teaching trip
Photos supplied ABOVE: Debbie Schmidt shows pictures of life in Wisconsin to students at a Costa Rican elementary school. Ten teachers from the Monroe and Columbus school districts made a trip to Costa Rica as part of a teacher exchange program. In December and January, 14 teachers from Costa Rica came to Monroe. BELOW: Kelly Burns talks to seventh-grade students at the Liceo Experimental Bilingue de Pococi.
MONROE - Ten teachers from the Monroe school district and one teacher from Columbus traveled to Guapiles, Limon, Costa Rica from July 8 to July 24, 2010. The teachers completed the second half of the Costa Rican Teacher Exchange that brought 14 Costa Rican teachers to Monroe for two weeks in December and January. While in Costa Rica, the Monroe teachers lived with families, toured the country and visited schools in the Guapiles area.