Vist to Finland: Comenius - eTwinning 2009/2011

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Vist to Finland: Comenius - eTwinning 2009/2011

  1. 1. Visit to Finland<br />4th April 2011<br />Comenius - eTwinning 2009/2011<br />
  2. 2. Whereis Batalha?<br />Batalha is a smalltownlocatedinthe centre ofourcountry, onthewestcoast, just 12 km south Leiria.<br />
  3. 3. Mapof Batalha<br />OurSchool<br />
  4. 4. Batalha village<br />Thenearesttowns to Batalha are Marinha Grande, Fátima (a veryimportantreligious spot) and Leiria.<br />
  5. 5. Themostimportantmonumentin Batalha!<br />Mosteiro Santa Maria da Victória, worldheritagesince 1983. <br />It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batalha_Monastery<br />
  6. 6.    <br />Themonastery<br />Built to commemoratethevictoryoftheportugueseovertheCastilians (Spanish) atthebattleof Aljubarrota in 1385. <br />
  7. 7. Places to see…<br />Thegardensbytheriver. Ourriveris a verysmallone, itiscalled “Lena”. <br />Mouzinho de Albuquerque square – WheretheTownhallwaspreviouslylocated.<br />
  8. 8. Places to see…<br />Pia do Urso is a smallvillagenear Batalha. Allthehousesweremadefromscratches.<br />Ithasinformationin Braille for blindpeople as well as a pavementadapted for themsotheywon’tgetlost!<br />There are alsointhepedestrianpath some activities. You’llbeable to see some windmillsfrom some distance.<br />
  9. 9. OurSchool<br />Kidsstartattendingourschoolwhenthey are 12, startinginthe 7th grade, thatmeanstheyhavebeenstudying for 7 years.<br />Theycankeeponstudyingheretilltheyreachthe 12th grade.<br />
  10. 10. Areasofeducationinourschool<br />Whenstudents are going to the 10th grade, theymustchoosetheacademicfieldofinterest. Theymaychooseandstudysciences, economics, literatureandlanguagesorprofessionalcourses, such as accountancy/ management, ICT, renewableenergiesandmuseumtechnicians.<br />
  11. 11. Some placesinsideourschool!<br />Theschoollibrary!<br />Hereyoucanstudy, do homework, do some research, surf thenet, watchvideos, read, etc. Some oftheresourcesavailablemaybetakenhome.<br />
  12. 12. Some placesinsideourschool!<br />There’s a bigroomwhereyoucanplay games orjusttalkwithyourfriendsifyoufeellikeit. Whenitisraining, it’s a goodplace!<br />
  13. 13. Google Earth: <br />This some students work with the PDA´s. In this activities we use mobile devices, of the project GO!<br />VisitPia do Urso<br />
  14. 14. Thanks for watching<br />Obrigado<br />Kiitos<br />

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