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Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps

Webinar: What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Comic Book Tools and Apps | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Improving literacy is challenging when learners are not engaged with the material. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way.

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Ionie Liburd Willett's curator insight, August 21, 2013 7:43 AM

Great ideas to use with male students who are struggling with reading. The practical, hands-on activities are sure to be a hit. Thank you for this post.

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Spain expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear tests

Spain expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear tests | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spain on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country by September 30th in protest over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, which it has criticised as "a serious threat to peace".
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Spain seizes Catalan referendum posters and summons mayors

Spain seizes Catalan referendum posters and summons mayors | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spanish police on Monday seized more than 100,000 posters promoting a planned independence referendum in Catalonia, while prosecutors summoned mayors who have agreed to help hold the disputed vote.
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El presidente de Ryanair: “La hemos liado con las vacaciones de los pilotos”

El presidente de Ryanair: “La hemos liado con las vacaciones de los pilotos” | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
El presidente de la aerolínea admite la mala planificación, que les obliga a cancelar 2.000 vuelos hasta finales de octubre
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Cyclist who killed mum-of-two on illegal bike is jailed for 18 months

Cyclist who killed mum-of-two on illegal bike is jailed for 18 months | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Charlie Alliston, then 18, was travelling at 18mph on an Olympic-style bike with no front brakes before he crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs in east London, in February last year.
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Tu vida sin refugio

Tu vida sin refugio | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Las aulas son espacios privilegiados para construir nuestras interpretaciones de la realidad, para abrir nuestro imaginario y para vislumbrar otras posibilidades. (Jurjo Torres, 2017)
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Análisis | The traps in the letter to Rajoy and the king

Análisis | The traps in the letter to Rajoy and the king | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Signatories to the message conceal the reality of the crisis with half-truths and exaggerations
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Spanish brothel’s “back to school” party sparks outrage in Andalusia

Spanish brothel’s “back to school” party sparks outrage in Andalusia | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Town hall orders fliers for schoolgirl-themed event to be removed after complaints by local residents
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Most Catalans consider referendum neither valid nor legal, says new poll

Most Catalans consider referendum neither valid nor legal, says new poll | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Mestroscopia survey for EL PAÍS shows that same percentage of respondents want the regional government to switch to a new negotiation strategy
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Rafa Nadal: “Being a good person is worth more than any title”

Rafa Nadal: “Being a good person is worth more than any title” | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A day after winning the US Open, the world champion talks to EL PAÍS about the truly important things in life
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Ryanair will only allow “priority” passengers to take luggage on board

Ryanair will only allow “priority” passengers to take luggage on board | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Customers who don’t pay extra for their ticket will be forced to check larger items, with only a small bag allowed in the cabin
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Majorcan armed officers net 12 Britons in dawn raids

Majorcan armed officers net 12 Britons in dawn raids | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Three kilos of cocaine were seized along with other drugs including ecstasy and nearly £100,000 in cash. Several of the suspects detained in Magaluf on Saturday were women (pictured).
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16 unwritten rules of living in a Spanish village

You will not be hit with any fines for disobeying these social norms but a failure to comply definitely won’t go unnoticed among the locals
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Spanish fiestas start to act against sexist violence

Spanish fiestas start to act against sexist violence | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Festivals across the country introduce measures to prevent abuse following several cases at last year’s Sanfermines in Pamplona
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Spain police search Catalan govt headquarters amid referendum row

Spain police search Catalan govt headquarters amid referendum row | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spain's Guardia Civil police on Wednesday searched several headquarters in Barcelona of Catalonia's regional government, a Catalan government spokesman said.
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España pierde más dinero que Alemania, Francia y Reino Unido en el rescate bancario

España pierde más dinero que Alemania, Francia y Reino Unido en el rescate bancario | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
La tardanza en reaccionar y la profundidad de la crisis promotora e inmobiliaria, explican la enorme brecha
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Syrian refugee whose Heathrow home was raided over Parsons Green bomb

Syrian refugee whose Heathrow home was raided over Parsons Green bomb | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Yahya Faroukh, 21, was cuffed and then wrapped in plastic to preserve evidence outside Aladdin's Fried Chicken in Hounslow on Saturday night, where he served behind the counter.
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Dad is fighting for his life after being found unconscious in Magaluf 

Dad is fighting for his life after being found unconscious in Magaluf  | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Alex Green, a firefighter from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, was found with a bleed to the brain and fractures to his eye sockets just six hours into his stag do in the party resort of Magaluf.
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“Cuando tu cuerpo vale cinco euros, tu vida no vale nada”

“Cuando tu cuerpo vale cinco euros, tu vida no vale nada” | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
La directora de documentales sobre trata de mujeres dice que hay un patrón entre las víctimas “Pobres, guapas y con cargas familiares”.
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Juncker: “The Commission complies with what Spain’s Constitutional Court and Congress say”

Juncker: “The Commission complies with what Spain’s Constitutional Court and Congress say” | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The head of the EU’s executive branch clarifies position, saying earlier comments involved a legal referendum in Catalonia
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How Chet Sandhu rose to top of Europe's toughest prisons

How Chet Sandhu rose to top of Europe's toughest prisons | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Chet Sandhu, from Hartlepool, was arrested at gunpoint in Alicante Airport by Spanish police in November 1999. He went on to dominate the notorious Spanish prison Fontcalent.
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Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza joins Rafa Nadal at the top of world tennis

Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza joins Rafa Nadal at the top of world tennis | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
For the first time ever, two Spanish players are dominating the ATP and WTA, respectively
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Spain busts British ring behind €60 million vacation food poisoning scam

Spain busts British ring behind €60 million vacation food poisoning scam | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Mallorca-based group targeted travelers on all-inclusive trips, persuading them to claim for bogus stomach trouble
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City of Bilbao advises cocaine users to “chop up your line nice and fine”

City of Bilbao advises cocaine users to “chop up your line nice and fine” | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Authorities decide to pull campaign following controversy over its safe use recommendations
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Spanish town where the siesta is sacred catches world’s imagination

Ador, a small community in Valencia, has issued an edict to protect the afternoon nap, attracting global attention
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Child found dead, woman beaten, inside home in Spanish coastal town

Small Mediterranean community of Elda rocked by crime; police baffled as to possible motive
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