Poetry Day – Zuera, Spain

On 21st March we celebrated the Poetry Day in our school. During this year, year 4 students have been learning about Gloria Fuertes, a great Spanish poet and author of children’s literature. She was born in Madrid in 1917 and was linked to the first Spanish literary movement after the Civil War, 50’s Generation or postism. In her work, she defended equality between men and women, pacifism and the fight for the environment.

Year 4 children went to Zuera library and enjoy a storyteller reciting poems of Gloria Fuertes. Then, Primary and Secondary students met togegher to share poetry. Some students recite their favourite poems, others read their own creations and the school choir sang several poems as well. We love poetry!

 

 

 

 

 

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Positive Psychology – Zuera, Spain

Last month Maria Morell, an expert psychologist in Positive Psychology visited our school. Acording to Christopher Peterson,  Positive Psychology is “the scientific study of what makes life most worth living”. Maria Morell expained parents, teachers and other members of the school community how to educate children in a positive way.

She also talked about the book “Happy Classroom”, which is about an educational programme based on Positive Psychology and designed for children and youth of Preschool, Primary and Secondary Education. It is gratuitous and for free distribution. It aims to provide resources to work in all curricular areas and to foster the most transversal Key Competences, Guidance and Counselling Programmes, and Values Education. In this website you can find the book:http://educaposit.blogspot.com.es/p/free-programme-download.html

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Design our logo!

Our first activity was addressed to year 3 and 4. They had to design the logo for the LORATORY project. First, we watched the short film “THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE”. Then, we explained the project LORATORY and we looked for the countries we are working with in a map.

   

We investigated about the flags and the cities were the schools are located. And children did a logo using cooperative working techniques.
We had such a great time!
Next week we will decide the logos we like most to show them in our ERASMUS + display.

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Welcome to Odon de Buen School!

Odon de Buen is an Infant and Primary State School located in Zuera (Spain). We are more than 400 students and approximaty 31 teachers trying to make a revolution in our way of teaching. This is our first Eramus + KA2 project. We are glad to work in LORATORY project and share our ideas with people from different countries. This is our website: http://cpodondebuen.wixsite.com/inicio

Our blue school is located in Zuera, a village in the North-East of Spain, in the province of Zaragoza. It is 27 km away from Zaragoza and 40 km away from Huesca. There is a river called Gallego that crosses the village. Zuera  is near the Pyrinees where you can find beautiful mountains and landscapes. People in Zuera are called Zufarienses a term derived from the village’s name during the Romans periods.

    

 

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