A Broken Blood Vessel in Your Eye

Also known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage, a broken blood vessel in your eye is typically a harmless condition (although see below) that clears up within one to three weeks. The official name for a broken blood vessel in your eye is a subconjunctival (sub-kon-junk-TIH-vul) hemorrhage. Symptoms of this condition include: Bright red patch on the […]

Worm-like Amphibian

A strange new species of worm-like amphibian which was recently discovered in Panama has been named after President Donald Trump, by a company that says it wanted to raise awareness about the problem of climate change. U.K. sustainable construction firm EnviroBuild paid $25,000 for the right to name the amphibian Dermophis donaldtrumpi at an auction […]

Happy Holidays Project – 2018

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

Independence Day

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, […]

Ms. Marvel

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stated that plans to introduce Muslim superhero Ms. Marvel are “in the works.” Feige said Ms. Marvel could be introduced after Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, makes her debut. In the comics, Ms. Marvel is a teenage Pakistani American named Kamala Khan. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently dropped […]

Captain Marvel

Warning: Do not read if you have not yet seen “Avengers: Infinity War.” The “Avengers: Infinity War” after-credits sequence teases Captain Marvel, who will be played by Brie Larson in a solo movie in March before appearing in the “Infinity War” sequel next May. After being exposed to alien technology, the character, whose real name […]

International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day or May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the celebrations that the day includes. In the late 19th Century, May Day was chosen as […]

Learning About Snow

Teach your child about the science of snow and get some fresh air, with these winter activities. Snowflakes and kids are made for each other. You can use your children’s natural curiosity about snow as a gateway into scientific exploration. Here’s a primer. Where Does Snow Come From? As a child, my grandmother used to […]