Hotel el Portico
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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All afternoon classes are meeting in the cafeteria for the Spain v. Netherlands game. The younger grades were supposed to be in the classroom for lessons but the students convinced their teachers to let them go. Longwood students learned an interesting lesson today...classrooms get ...
... outside of the hotel or eating at the hotel restaurant. I prefer the cafe outside but it is a little bit of a trek...often through flooded sidewalks. Tonight students will pack for our weekend excursion to Arenal...suitcases are not coming. So that will be a little bit of a challenge for some! But this group is awesome so I know they will do ...
Started the second day of teaching and students are doing a great job. We have a couple of hurdles to overcome. For example, math classes are in Spanish and that intimidates some of the students. However, the math is not difficult and Green Forest students speak English. So, we are modeling how to ask students questions about what they are doing so that we can then engage with the lesson, even though it was delivered in Spanish. Others need to work ********* changing ...
Ok, will have more stuff about the school later, but one huge success story to report. Last year the special education students worked with a young boy who was selectively mute. He was always alone and would not engage with the other students. And he clung to the doorframe and just watched others play. The students made huge progress with him last year. This year he is a ...
... we walked 3 hours, picked up lots of information from our guide and managed to see 2 new birds on our own.
On the way up the hill Miguel, the guide, picked up two stones and started hitting them together twice to make a clicking noise, waited a few seconds and repeated the 'clicks'. He was trying to attract the White Collared Manakin but as people were noisy they didn't come. When we returned through the same area on our own we tried the stone strategy. ...