Saturday, 4 March 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day



Do you know that the Feast of St. Patrick's Day is a national holiday in Ireland and is now celebrated all around the world on March 17th.

Many people go out with friends, wearing green or a shamrock symbol (the lucky clover) and drinking Guinness, the Irish dark beer.

Spread the holiday spirit with a festive playlist




Or find out more about The History of Saint Patrick - a short story!





Saturday, 11 February 2017

Teens & Technology


Nowadays technology plays an important role in teens's lives.

Have a look at the following website and think about the proper and wise use of tecnology!




Monday, 19 December 2016


This season . . . 



Saturday, 12 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

Tribute to Leonard Cohen

To the memory of a fantastic poet and song writer!



Sunday, 30 October 2016

Celebrating Halloween


Do you know that people around the world celebrate Halloween on 31st October. It’s the night of black cats and spiders.

Children dress up in different costumes as ghosts, witches, bats, monsters, vampires or pirates. They knock on people’s doors and say “Trick or Treat!” 
They get candies and chocolate.

On Halloween people decorate their houses with pumpkins. Children carve spooky faces on a jack-o’-lantern”.

This is Halloween..... this is Halloween! Watch the trailer from the film The nightmare before Christmas, by Tim Burton.




Now have fun and let us know how you spent your Halloween night(mare) !!!




Monday, 17 October 2016


October 16-22 is Digital Citizenship Week in USA.




Do you all know .......
  • How to use IMAGES on blogs?
  • What are CREATIVE COMMOMS?
  • What is the meaning of COPYRIGHT?

Activity 1 

Look for some relevant and worthy information in this webpage!
It will help you to undestand better these words! If you use them correctly, you are becoming a responsible digital citizen!


Activity 2

Now create your own images by using MakeBeliefsComix!
Go to http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/!





Choose some of these words and use them in your comic strip:

  • copyright/copyright restrictions
  • violation
  • copy/paste
  • fair use
  • permission
  • all/some rights reserved
  • free and public domain images
  • creative commons
  • books, websites, blogs, photos, films, videos, songs and other visual recordings


Don't forget that your comic strip should be creative and must reproduce what you have learned about the topic IMAGES AND ATTRIBUTION!

Here is an easy tutorial to help you!



After today's class, these were the students' final comic strips:


Beatriz T. & Sofia



Beatriz & Margarida P.


Catarina & Maria


Daniel & João P. 


Diogo & Jorge


Inês & Lara


Joana & Rita 


João M. & Pedro C. 


Margarida S. & Patrícia


Maria Inês & Soraia


Pedro R. & Tomás