WELCOME!

WELCOME! SCHOOL IS COOL! Dear new students of  1D welcome to our school! Welcome 3A SIA and 3C RIM! Really glad to have you among my students! These are some pics taken last year… just to let you have an idea of what I’m into and what we can do together. We’re happy... Continua »
settembre 20, 2015

3…2…1…LET’S GET STARTED!

3…2…1…LET’S GET STARTED! Another schoolyear is knocking  on the door! I want to post these memorable pics taken last year to tell my students: ” You are great, guys! We did a lot of incredible things last year. I’m really proud of you!” And congratulations again to all of you who graduated !!!! New challenging... Continua »
settembre 13, 2015

LISTEN! PETER’S SPEAKING!

LISTEN! PETER’S SPEAKING! Apparently, exposure to the sound of the language is critical when learning a foreign language. Of course going abroad and living fully immersed in the language and culture of the place is super-effective and can speed up the learning process for …survival reasons!  Anyway, talking to and listening to the... Continua »
aprile 22, 2015

EDUCHANGE:GLOBAL CITIZEN!!!

EDUCHANGE:GLOBAL CITIZEN!!! Our school is hosting three university students coming from China, Brazil and Georgia within a progam called Global Citizen and promoted by AIESEC – a students’ association-  in cooperation with MIUR. These students are volounteering  to challenge themselves  by doing something outside their comfort zone.  They are experiencing living and working abroad with cross-cultural... Continua »
febbraio 9, 2015

NO MORE WALLS!

NO MORE WALLS! November 9th 1989,  marks the 25th anniversary of the most significant event in recent German history: the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Thanks to the co-editing of Lorenzo Muzzin Stifanich of 4A SIA, you can learn more by reading and watching this page. For 30 years, the Berlin Wall was the... Continua »
novembre 9, 2014

THE VICTORIAN AGE

THE VICTORIAN AGE As briefly introduced in class, Victorian Age is a quite long and complex period and thus full of contradictions. Victoria became queen at the age of eighteen and was a determined, strong-willed young woman but as most teenagers, she needed advice. She then met Albert who became her husband and... Continua »
ottobre 3, 2014

COMMON LAW vs CIVIL LAW

COMMON LAW vs CIVIL LAW The countries with a Common law system  outnumber those following Civil law (also called Statutory law) . Historical reasons lie behind this duality. While Common law is generally uncodified and is largely based on precedent (i.e. judicial decisions that have already been made in similar cases), Civil law is codified. Countries... Continua »
settembre 24, 2014

HOW TO MAKE A POWERFUL PRESENTATION

HOW TO MAKE A POWERFUL PRESENTATION Why are some presentations more effective than others? What leaves a sign in our memory? Is it a word? An image? Both? An emotion? Discover the secrets of a memorable presentation with... Continua »
settembre 24, 2014

HOW TO TAKE GREAT NOTES

HOW TO TAKE GREAT NOTES We’ve been discussing how useful notetaking is. Here is a short video, just in case you missed something out…  After watching it, you’ll be ready to put it into practice.    ... Continua »
settembre 18, 2014

POP ART

POP ART Pop art started in the USA during the earlier period of the 1960’s. But it was  already making its presence felt in the late fifties. Pop art was basically an  art movement which aimed to replace the abstract mode of artistic expression  with messages that are easier to understand. The... Continua »
giugno 20, 2012