Dec 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
We are pleased to announce the winners for the ALAS-BID Awards! This year, more than 1,200 nominations were considered for recognition in the categories for Best Publication, Best Educator, Best…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
We are pleased to announce the winners for the ALAS-BID Awards! This year, more than 1,200 nominations were considered for recognition in the categories for Best Publication, Best Educator, Best…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
A healthy environment is made up of many elements that are indispensable for our physical and spiritual health, our cultural wellbeing, and our happiness. Among these are, of course, breatheable air…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Un entorno saludable es aquel que nos proporciona los elementos indispensables para nuestra salud física y espiritual, nuestro bienestar cultural y nuestra felicidad. Entre ellos se encuentran, por…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Like all living things, humans are "open systems." We're part of - not separate from - our environment, and we continually exchange materials, energy and information with it. What…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Los humanos, al igual que todos los seres vivos, somos sistemas abiertos. Somos parte ¿no separada¿ de nuestro medio ambiente, e intercambiamos continuamente materiales, energía e información con él…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The main message is that mathematics and science achievement improves when students are at the center of the learning process. This means that the teacher guides the learning process, keeping class…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El mensaje principal es que los logrosen matemáticas y ciencias mejoran
cuando los estudiantes están en el
centro del proceso de aprendizaje. Esto
significa que los docentes…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
The universe is energy, we are energy What one thing does everything in the universe have in common? Energy. Everything in the universe is made up of atoms, and all atoms contain energy. Our bodies…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto;Bolivar, Ángela;Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
El universo es energía, nosotros somos energía ¿Qué es lo único que el universo tiene en común? La energía. Todo es energía, todo en el universo está hecho de átomos y todos los átomos tienen energía…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
May 2015
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
This technical note describes the methodological decisions for the estimation of comparable figures of participation rates in formal childcare in Latin America and the Caribbean, through data from…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
Educational spaces, apart from their functionality and efficient use of natural resources, should be conducive to learning and offer comfort and security to the people entering them. This requires…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
Los espacios educativos, además de ser funcionales y de hacer un uso eficiente de los recursos naturales, deben ser propicios para el aprendizaje y ofrecerles seguridad y confort a todas las personas…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
Take a look at the garbage bin in your school or home. Have you ever wondered what makes its content garbage? If you look inside, you may see that the waste at the bottom of the bin is made up of…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
Te invito a echar una mirada al recipiente de basura de tu escuela o de tu casa. ¿Te has preguntado qué hace que su contenido sea basura? Si nos asomamos, podemos ver que los desperdicios del fondo…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
The World Health Organization says that all cities and towns should have a minimum of 9 square meters (m2) of green space per person. In Latin America there are 3.5 m2 per capita. What is it like in…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ramos, María Clara;Paredes, Juan Roberto
La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) establece que todas las ciudades y pueblos deben tener un área mínima de 9 m2 de áreas verdes por habitante.En América Latina esta proporción es de 3,5 m2…