Every 25 May Argentinians commemorate an event that is considered the first step towards the Independence of Argentina. This is known as the May Revolution of 1810. And it happened exactly 210 years ago. At that time, Argentina was a colony of Spain, and Buenos Aires, the current capital of Argentina, was the capital of […]
On 1 May many countries celebrate the International Worker’s Day, also known as Workers’ Day, Labour Day, or May Day. This is a celebration of labourers and the working classes promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on the first day of May, or May Day. The Labour Movement The labour movement consists of two main wings: trade unionism (UK), or labor unionism (USA), and the […]
As a non-English native speaker, I learned that in English you say make a decision, instead of take a decision, which would be the natural choice for a Spanish speaker like me. But lately, I have heard both expressions. So, what is the difference between them? Read on to find out more!
The flipped classroom I: a truly student-centred methodology What happens in classrooms today? In most classrooms today students come in, they take their seats, and the teacher walks through a presentation of content. Sometimes they use videos, a Power Point presentation; sometimes they might do exploratory learning, or have students make observations…. This is all […]
This seems to be a tricky question…. Traditionally they don’t. As in most Catholic countries, they have Ognissanti or Tutti i Santi, a public holiday celebrating All Saints, on November 1. While Halloween today is associated with Anglo-Saxon countries and especially the U.S., its roots lie deep in European traditions. Halloween is thought to have originated from the […]