17th July 2018 | jeandrawingaday

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Day 2 Porto

At Foz do Douro

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No need for slime panic: it’s not going to poison anyone | katlday

This is one of my favourite photos, so I’m using it again.

The school summer holidays are fast approaching and, for some reason, this always seems to get people talking about slime. Whether it’s because it’s a fun end-of-term activity, or it’s an easy bit of science for kids to do at home, or a bit of both, the summer months seem to love slimy stories. In fact, I wrote a piece about it myself in August 2017.

Which (hoho) brings me to the consumer group Which? because, on 17th July this year, they posted an article with the headline: “Children’s toy slime on sale with up to four times EU…

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My Global City: Seeing Barcelona from Tibidabo Mountain | Julia Schroder

Julia is an official CAPA vlogger for summer 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Political Science and Global Studies major at Arizona State University, she is studying abroad in Barcelona this semester.

In this week’s vlog, Julia brings us along to Tibidabo Mountain on a My Global City event with her friends and shows us some of the best views of Barcelona.

Thanks Julia!
Julia’s journey continues every Monday so stay tuned.

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Eating in Shanghai: A No-Holds-Barred Culinary Experience | Trisha Sanchez

Trisha is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An International Business major at Champlain College, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week’s post, Trisha dishes what it’s like to eat like a local in Shanghai and shares examples on how she stays open to new food.

Eating in Shanghai has been the biggest no-holds-barred cultural experience (and shock) thus far, and without access to a kitchen in our residence (where we would otherwise be able to tap out and prepare a western meal on occasion), we all…

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This Accelerator Seeks To Scale Equity in Schools By Mixing the Start-Up Mentality With Social Justice | Jenny Abamu

Caroline Hill is a firecracker. She keynoted the Blended Learning Conference in Rhode Island and iNACOL in Florida. At both events, she asked educators to challenge their notions of the use of technology in the classrooms and their conversations around equity.
Hill has been a DC educator for years, but she is now embarking on a new venture, creating an accelerator with the goal of scaling equity. She hopes to combine the start-up mentality of the edtech world with social justice issues in a unique way.I’ve been in education in DC for the past 20 years. And I’ve seen this idea of equity…

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