Author Archives: Jose Diaz IES Ria Del Carmen

Simplified History of Afghanistan (and more)

Oxfam has some decent intro-level information about Afghanistan on its website, called Cool Planet. It’s an extremely condensed and mostly simplified English summary of history and the current status of the country. I’m going to distribute the history article for … Continue reading

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Helpful Links to Get You Started: ECOSOC and UNEP

ECOSOC: Global Warming Resources from the Goeth-Institut USA ECOSOC: Federal Ministry for the Enviroment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety: Climate Protection and Climate Policy UNEP: Federal Ministry for the Enviroment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety: Species Protection information José (IES … Continue reading

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Human Rights Council Presentations

Here are the presentations provided to us by UNA-USA about the Human Rights Council. There are five separate units which cover different aspects of the HRC. Unit_1_GC_HR_Unit Unit 2_GC_HR_Unit Unit 3_GC_HR_Unit Unit 4_GC_HR_Unit Unit 5_GC_HR_Unit José (IES Ría del Carmen)

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Afghanistan Blogs on CNN.Com

I haven’t had the chance to sift through the content on this site, but it seems like a good way to catch yourself up on the situation in Afghanistan. Be warned, though, as these may be more blog-related than news … Continue reading

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Welcome to Global Classrooms 2010-2011!

Hello everyone, Welcome to the third year of Global Classrooms Cantabria. I hope that you help to make this blog to a great resource this year as we explore our four topics with our respective students. You will find links … Continue reading

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2010 Conference Schedule

Below you will find a link to the schedule for this year’s conference. Please let me know if there are any issues opening the document. José (IES Marismas) Global Classrooms 2010 Conference Schedule

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Water Presentation Powerpoint

Going along with the post by Karen below, I have attached the powerpoint used for the presentation given by Alberto Garrido. It had to be split into parts because it was such a large file. The slides will look a … Continue reading

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Youtube Water Channel

While looking for Renee’s video, I stumbled upon this youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TVEAPfilms It features loads of things about the water, including Spain. I’m hooked and have now watched Spain, Japan and Tanzania. Jason (IES Lope de Vega)

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Education and Malnutrition Presentation

Attached you will find the powerpoint presentation used for the very informative presentation on education and malnutrition. UNICEF and Child’s Situation in Education and Malnutrition José Diaz (IES Marismas)

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Potable Water Flow Chart

We decided to create a flow chart to serve as a basic resource for the students since there is a LOT of information regarding water problems and possible solutions. The chart is a summary of much of what was covered … Continue reading

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