Author Archives: DrAbella

About DrAbella

Originally from Barcelona where I studied Biochemistry and did a PhD on Diabetes. Moved to France to continue medical research on cancer for a Post-doc. Something was missing and decided to try a year of full-time teaching. Starting my 10th year now, 10 years internationally and loving it.

The story of a blog

Here I am again, with the second assignment of our PLC (Professional Learning Communities) group: Let’s explain how a blogging activity in our classes went. With my Integrated Sciences MYP (Middle Years Program) 5 class (year 10) I just finished … Continue reading

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Why blogging???

At the beginning of this school year I joined a PLC (Professional Learning Communities) group at my school called “Blogging in the classroom” with the aim of experimenting with blogging and how it might help in education. I started this … Continue reading

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Cell Division: Mitosis

Another great creation of students on their task to explain Mitosis. The challenge: create a visual representation using the model chromosomes. Well done Megan, Ezster and Clara

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School Newsletter Article on our Antarctica Trip

Good summary of our adventure. Thanks to Rose, Evelina and Sofia for their inside. ISZL students to the Antarctica

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#MYPSci Criterion D: Refecting on the impacts of science. Enzymes Projects.

Grade 9 Students (MYP4) were asked to research about enzymes. They could choose an application of an enzyme in industry or an enzymatic disease were science has found treatment or is trying to treat. The project meant to follow MYP … Continue reading

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Twitter – Why should educators use it?

Originally posted on Cate Jarvis:
Twitter – why should we use it? This is a question that I am often asked by teachers as the high school technology facilitator and a teacher. At first I found it a struggle to come…

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Very interesting article: New species discovered last year, some of them quite big!

Top 20 New Species Discovered in 2014

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