English-Spanish Cognates (Part II)

Read Part I at: https://thecostaricanews.com/english-spanish-cognates-part-i/ As we explained in a previous issue, cognates are words or phrases that not only look similar between 2 languages,...

English-Spanish Cognates (Part I)

First of all; what is a cognate? It is, in a general sense, any word or term that not only looks alike or similar...
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Sex, Youth and Consciousness.

Sexual intercourse is becoming more and more early in young people. All parents like to think that their children, whether male or female, will always...
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New Rules to Regulate Use of Cell Phones in Class

It is time for the Ministry of Public Education to apply other measures to regulate the use of cell phones in classrooms. In this regard,...
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Potential Career Paths for GIST Students

GIST is short for Geographic Information Science and Technology and is one of the most versatile degrees on offer today. As the name suggests,...
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Another Opportunity For Dropouts in Costa Rica

Now dropouts of all ages will be allowed to finish primary and secondary education in Costa Rica. The Ministry of Public Education is offering...
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Flipped Classroom Model in Costa Rican Universities

Teacher-centered classes might be substituted with another method known as flipped or inverted classroom very soon. This is not a new instruction model in the...
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Robotics, The New Inspiration of Costa Rican Students

Alejandro Sandi, 17 años years old, decided to finish school once he started to feel motivated by robotics. After this, he went back to...
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Didactical Games Exhibition by Costa Rican College Students

An exhibition of games for special children was part of the arts and crafts fair of the International Art Festival. The exhibit was organized by...
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An Outdoor Education Partnership Model

CARTAGO, Costa Rica— July 30 2017: Since 2009, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (HIOBS) has partnered with Outward Bound Costa Rica (OBCR) to provide...