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La rebeldía cultural de La Carpio
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La rebeldía cultural de La Carpio

The Tico Times - February 23, 2017

At the request of La Carpio community leaders, we are presenting this series in translation for Spanish-language readers. Read the original English series, which we published in January,…

Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado
Education
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Education
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Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado

The Tico Times - February 22, 2017

At the request of La Carpio community leaders, we are presenting this series in translation for Spanish-language readers. Read the original English series, which we published in January,…

5 questions for Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves

The Tico Times - January 29, 2017

It’s a beautiful, warm morning at the Mercado Central in downtown San José. The characteristic noisy environment of the city market is infused with a delicious coffee smell, and…

NASA dream comes true for Costa Rican teens
Education
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Education
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NASA dream comes true for Costa Rican teens

Bruce Callow - November 21, 2016

See also: Costa Rican students get the surprise of a lifetime – a trip to NASA "C'mon, let's go!" Elián Mora shouted with excitement as he raced…

A chat with Pan-American director Patrick Miller: ‘It’s time to give back’
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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A chat with Pan-American director Patrick Miller: ‘It’s time to give back’

The Tico Times - November 18, 2016

Editor's Note: In honor of The Tico Times' roots as a local paper that first emerged from the classrooms of San José's Lincoln School, we will be publishing a series…

University for Peace brings a global community to Ciudad Colón
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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University for Peace brings a global community to Ciudad Colón

The Tico Times - July 25, 2016

CIUDAD COLÓN, San José — Home to the University for Peace, a unique graduate school founded by a U.N. treaty, Ciudad Colón has been called the most…

Tico-Chilean couple seeks to turn any classroom into a science lab
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico-Chilean couple seeks to turn any classroom into a science lab

L. Arias - July 14, 2016

A Tico-Chilean couple is looking to improve science learning in Costa Rica with a new experiment-based teaching program based on mobile laboratories. The modules are designed to give students…

US community college fair features low-cost study options
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US community college fair features low-cost study options

L. Arias - April 21, 2016

Want to study in the U.S. but think it will be too expensive? The Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) is hosting a community college fair on Friday,…

Duolingo language-learning app hits Costa Rican classrooms
Business
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Business
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Duolingo language-learning app hits Costa Rican classrooms

The Tico Times - March 11, 2016

The popular language-learning app Duolingo is moving from smartphones into classrooms around Costa Rica. On Monday, trainers from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company showed more than 300 public and…

Teachers can’t take cellphones from students, says Costa Rican Education Ministry
Education
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Education
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Teachers can’t take cellphones from students, says Costa Rican Education Ministry

The Tico Times - August 17, 2015

Ah, the good old days, when teachers could flip out over flip phones in the classroom. Alas, no more. Costa Rica's daily La Nación reported Friday that…

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