Gamification

SOS! Has Your Kid Forgotten the Lesson after Summer?

Summer break may only be a couple months but that's long enough for some students to forget much of what they learned. Summer learning loss is the loss in academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer vacation. But parents say their students can't take a vacation from keeping their…
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August 10, 2015
Curiosities

Fascinated by Animals? Take this Quiz!

Kangaroos have large, powerful hind legs, large feet adapted for leaping, a long muscular tail for balance, and a small head.  The word "kangaroo" derives from the Guugu Yimithirr word gangurru. The name was first recorded as "kanguru" on 12 July 1770. There are more kangaroos than humans in Australia.  Now…
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August 6, 2015
Curiosities

What is Googol (or Google): Story behind it!

When searching for the word “Googol” Wikipedia advices “Not to be confused with Google.” But, is there any relationship in between those concepts? Widespread sounding of the word occurs through the name of the company Google, with the name "Google" being an accidental misspelling of "googol" by the company's founders,…
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August 4, 2015
News

Exciting News: We’re Expecting a Baby Girl

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced on the popular social network that he will become a father: "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!” “Now we'll focus on making the world a better place for our child and the next generation.” That’s one of…
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August 3, 2015
Interviews

Today’s Meeting: a Teacher Like you

Teacher from the heart, Fran loves his profession. He works in a bilingual public school in South Spain. Not happy with that he also spends his holidays teaching in developing countries. This multifaceted teacher is a game lover, traveller and an amateur actor. 1. Who are you? My name is Francisco…
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July 30, 2015
Interviews

MEET the teacher!

Born in Switzerland, Katia S. has Mexican and Swiss genes. She is 30 and a great traveller: this lovely teacher has lived and worked in Switzerland, México and Denmark. Katia is a primary teacher since 2007. She works in a bilingual school in Copenhagen for 6 to 9 years old children.What an…
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July 24, 2015
Gamification

Learning with Cool Video Games?

21st century. We are surrounded by technology, how many games do your kids play daily? According to James Paul Gee, gaming expert, we can use the great possibilities that video games bring for learning. Are your kids ready to use games as a new learning tool? The first possible mistake is…
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July 21, 2015
Parenthood

WE ARE PARENTS, WHAT NOW?

                     Once you become a mother or father, there is no way back. ”Your life will change” you hear and it does. Of course, for good… But sometimes it seems an endless way without any horizon. Don’t worry! We want to remind you why…
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July 20, 2015