Saturday, May 24, 2008
"(...)The 8.0-magnitude quake, the country's worst natural disaster in more than 30 years, has probably killed at least 50,000 and has left more than 5 million homeless, according to official sources. Horrific videos from the disaster zone--the twisted bodies of children layered like fossils in the sediment of a pancaked concrete schoolhouse, the desperate decision to amputate the legs of a dying girl pinned in rubble--forced the Chinese people to look into the abyss. (...)"
Read the whole article in Time Magazine
I am writing this to congratulate all my former students, now in their last year at high school, for the excellent projects they have developed throughout the school year.
I know how much they have got involved, how many hours were spent so that a valuable work could be shown to the community. To you all I wish the best in life.
A new world, a new stage is about to begin in your lives.Take advantage!!!
The future belongs to you!!
Note: I'm sorry for not being there but it was simply impossible.( students from 12ºD AND 12ºA)
Saturday, May 10, 2008
A recent study showed that students who slept at least eight hours before a Maths test could better understand the problems, in a relation of three times more to those kids who have remained awaken all night to study.
Sleeping is essential so that the brain organizes knowledge and gets ready to answer when necessary.
So before a test, any test, the advice is having a cup of tea before going to bed, a bit of nice and relaxing music and obviously no TV, are your best " friends". Of course in the morning you must have breakfast, rather than a cup of coffee. And five minutes before the test starts it's a good idea to eat two candies, that bring up sugar levels which help the brain to work faster...