Well done for your entries to our competition and congratulations to
great_coyote of Rex Mill Stem Middle School J, USA,
blithesome_pie of Rehamaville Christian Academy, Nigeria and
buzzing_opinion of IES Al-Qazeres, Spain who are the winners this week!
Every week winners are awarded 3 stars for their winning entries!
Welcome to this week’s competition! Every Monday we’ll open a new competition and the winners will be announced the following Friday. If you win, you’ll get three stars and your entries will be pinned to the top of the discussion!
One of the most interesting phrases that we read on the Hub is “I used to think… but now I think…” because it shows that you have read something that changed your mind.
Changing your mind is a strength, not a weakness.
It means you have been open-minded and that you have considered a new opinion or perspective. Open-mindedness is very important when it comes to learning about the news because it helps you to think outside of your own ideas and change your opinions based on new information.
Over to you!
To enter this week’s competition, let us know:
- What have you changed your mind about during the Festival? For example, did you join the Festival with a strong opinion about something that has now changed thanks to something you’ve learnt?
- Has another Topical Talker (or someone else on the Hub) helped you to correct some misinformation?
- Or maybe you learnt something new in a Topical Talk classroom lesson that changed your opinion?
Your answer must be linked to one of the Festival 2023 topics. Don’t forget to share your reasons.
You could phrase your answer like this: “I used to think… but now I think… because…”