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Essay Writing…from a distance!

No matter how much you try to stretch it…the moment to take the step towards essay writing has come for my Senior 1 students. Some are grateful to finally take the challenge others dread the moment. Thanks to Loom and … Continue reading

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Looking Back – The Start of the Cold War.

The “lockdown” is a special moment for all of us this year. It was unexpected and it has demanded quick and big changes from all of us, our families, even the world around us.  As regards our classwork, I believe … Continue reading

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Why did WW1 begin?

We are now about to plunge into one of the main topics of this year: THE FIRST WORLD WAR. No historical event is the result of only ONE  cause, that is why we shall be considering the main causes. In … Continue reading

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Welcome to our History class!

Hello Everyone! We are in for a year of hard work and, hopefully, new and interesting challenges! The subject we will be studying together is History, world History. Senior 1 is the first year of a three-year preparation for IGCSE that is the international … Continue reading

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In Search of Paradise…

“No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.”  Look at the following images: What do you see? What do these images make you think of? What questions do these images bring to your mind? Now, we … Continue reading

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As the moment of truth comes closer…

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A League for Peace.

The new decade found a world craving for peace, willing for peace to come and stay after the horrors of WW1.  In Wilson’s own words “I can predict with absolute certainty that within another generation there will be another world war … Continue reading

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Roles para Aprendizaje Cooperativo.

En esta imagen podemos ver los roles para el Aprendizaje Cooperativo junto con las características de cada rol. En el caso de trabajar con Grupos Base de 3 alumnos, los roles de Comunicador y Soporte podrán fusionarse en uno.    … Continue reading

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On the Korean War – Senior 3

A partir del tema de la guerra de Korea durante la Guerra Fría propuse una secuencia de actividades para que los chicos hicieran en sus Grupos Base. Ellos no sabían al comienzo de la secuencia que estaban trabajando en sus … Continue reading

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The Berlin Blockade.

The consequences of the Berlin blockade were far reaching and were to dominate European politics for the next forty years. Pesident Truman was under no illusion that the Blockade had been a test of strength, designed by Stalin to see … Continue reading

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