Happy Holidays Project 2016

As part of Dialect Zone International’s History Curriculum, students will begin to learn about different American Cultures, Traditions and Holidays. To further enrich these skills, students WILL participate in this multicultural, Happy Holidays Project. Thanksgiving Christmas New Year’s

If You Can Raed Tihs

Chances are you’ve seen this in your inbox: “Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteers be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed […]

Superstitions

THE NUMBER 13 The belief that the number 13 is unlucky is so widespread that its origins are unclear — different theories link it to Christian tradition (once again related to the Last Supper, where Judas is said to have sat at the thirteenth place at the table); Viking lore (the trickster god Loki being […]

Realize vs. Realise

Realise and realize are different spellings of the same word, and both are used to varying degrees throughout the English-speaking world. Realize is the preferred spelling in American and Canadian English, and realise is preferred outside North America. The spelling distinction extends to all derivatives of the verb, including realised/realized, realising/realizing, and realisation/realization. Although realize […]

Vocabulary Learning Tips

Vocabulary Learning Tip One: Read, Read, Read! Most vocabulary words are learned from context. The more words you’re exposed to, the better vocabulary you will have. While you read, pay close attention to words you don’t know. First, try to figure out their meanings from context. Then look the words up. Read and listen to […]

History of the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist. He was born in London, and his parents were early computer scientists, working on one of the earliest computers. Growing up, Sir Tim was interested in trains and had a model railway in his bedroom. He recalls: “I made some electronic gadgets to control the trains. Then […]

Health Benefits of Playing Foosball

For you game table enthusiasts, I hope it has also crossed your mind at some point you can potentially be obtaining other benefits from playing that just the shear satisfaction of beating your opponent. People who play fast paced game table games like air hockey, Foosball and table tennis may subconsciously play as a way […]

How to Type the Water Symbol

The chemical symbol for water, H2O, stands for dihydrogen monoxide. This shorthand indicates that two hydrogen atoms, represented by H2, bonded to one oxygen atom, represented by O, forms one molecule of water. Typing the symbol for water involves using subscript for the number “2,” which both reduces its font size and lowers the base […]