Black History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, Begins February 1st – February 28th/29th, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and […]




Lunar New Year Dos and Don’ts

It’s time to say goodbye to the Monkey and hello to the year of the Rooster. This year’s Lunar New Year, which marks the beginning of the 15-day Spring Festival in China, begins on January 28. It’s the biggest holiday of the year for many Chinese — and for some the only time they get […]




Rubber Duckie Day

Rubber Ducky’s have a long and respected history in the world of children, and most of us remember having at least one as part of our collection of bath-time toys. Rubber Duckies have a clouded history, no one really knows precisely where they came from, but whether it was our own bath time or the […]




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




Pumpkin Record With 2,261 Pounder

A Rhode Island man has squashed a record set by his son by taking first prize in a pumpkin contest with a 2,261.5-pound gourd. Richard Wallace’s 2,261.5-pound pumpkin beat the North American giant pumpkin record set by his son, Ron, at the same event last year. Ron Wallace’s pumpkin topped the scales at 2,230 pounds […]




International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of the Girl. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl. The observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality […]




Halloween 2016 Coloring Contest

The Rules For Our Halloween Coloring Contest: The picture can be colored any way you like – realistic colors or fantasy colors! Entries will be judged only on the amount of votes received, and you can use crayons, colored pencils, markers or paints to illustrate the picture. We can’t wait to see your work! Download […]