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Day of Asturias and Extremadura

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 8 Septiembre 2017 @ 4:24 pm

Both autonomous communities in Spain celebrate this date.

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(Image from http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/regional.php?list_year=2017&list_region=asturias)

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(Image from http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/regional.php?2017&list_region=extremadura)

If you want to know more about them, click on the link below.

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/spain/asturias-day

For those of you who have read both web pages, would you be able to answer the following questions?

What do both days commemorate?

When was this public holiday first observed?

Which religious symbols are mentioned ineach community?

Which local events are held?

Which is my autonomous community?

Now, for those who have been able to answer correctly the questions, WELL DONE! The rest, you can do it as well.

All good things

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 31 Agosto 2017 @ 10:28 pm

Summer holidays are over and -as the saying goes- all good things come to an end. Perhaps it is time for us to reflect on the important things in life. This is also the title of a song by a Canadian singer, which you can listen to if you click on the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brj8d5HKpEs&list=RDBrj8d5HKpEs&t=22

An American comedian dies

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 21 Agosto 2017 @ 1:39 pm

Jerry Lewis, the slapstick comedian, innovative filmmaker and fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died last Sunday. He was 91.

Rest in peace.

Below I leave a video link as a tribute:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSyivQLQfQw 

Another terrorist attack

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 18 Agosto 2017 @ 8:34 pm

Another terrorist attack against a European country, this time Barcelona. One more example of religious fanatics’ revenge. Words simply fail me.

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https://img.europapress.es/fotoweb/fotonoticia_20170817204746_640.jpg

In my opinion the song from the video link below may express what is happening to them and us.

A simple act

Publicado en BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE — 8 Agosto 2017 @ 9:47 pm

The celebrity’s image below offers us some food for thought.

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Why do we love?

Publicado en BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE — 10 Julio 2017 @ 3:04 pm

 If you want to find an answer to this question, click on the link below.

 http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-love-a-philosophical-inquiry-skye-c-cleary

HULA

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 3 Julio 2017 @ 3:04 pm

If you like art, click on the link below.

https://canvas.saatchiart.com/art/one-to-watch/hula-sean-yoro

This teacher

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 29 Junio 2017 @ 6:53 pm

Hey all of you out there, the school year is over and I want you to know that…

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TED Ed

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 28 Junio 2017 @ 3:51 pm

To learn about different subjects’ contents, click on the link below.

https://www.facebook.com/TEDEducation/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED

Wimbledon

Publicado en 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE — 23 Junio 2017 @ 8:50 am

If you can afford, enjoy a bowl of strawberries and cream while you discover the history of the Wimbledon tennis tournaments on the link below.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Championships,_Wimbledon