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News! October 28th, 2013 I finished my 2,660 mile walk from Mexico to Canada. I reached the border on September 25th, 2013. I made up a clock time of "26:60" to represent the distance from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. I kept a journal the whole time on my

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Carla Freitas - Boxe girl! Para dirigente, brasileiras terão mais chances de quebrar jejum no boxe Uma das modalidades mais antigas do programa olímpico - faz parte dele desde 1920, na Antuérpia -, o boxe era também a única a ser unissex Contando até aqui apenas com a solitária medalha de bronze de Servílio de Oliveira nas Olimpíadas de 1968, o boxe brasileiro recebeu um novo incentivo para quebrar esse jejum nesta quinta-feira. Agora que o COI (Comitê Olímpico Internacional) confirmou as mulheres como também praticantes do esporte em Londres-2012, o país aumentou suas chances de brigar pelo pódio, conforme avaliou o presidente da Confederação Brasileira de Boxe, Mauro Silva. Uma das modalidades mais antigas do programa olímpico - faz parte dele desde 1920, na Antuérpia -, o boxe era também a única a ser unissex, informação que não vale mais a partir desta quinta, quando a cúpula do COI se reuniu em Berlim para decidir que a versão feminina começará a ser disputada na próxima edição dos Jogos.

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ELTPics How Does it Work? The idea has remained pretty much the same since then. Every two weeks teachers and folks in ELT are invited to take and share photos on a given theme. This theme is publicised on facebook and twitter by the now curators: @cgoodey, @elt_pics, @fionamau, @JulieRaikou, @mkofab, @sandymillin, and @vickyloras using the hashtag #eltpics. Gifs: The Perfect Language Learning Object Over the years, I’ve turned into a bit of a “gif” guru. EnglishCentral beginner video lesson content offers brillant gifs for A1 learners. Here’s an example – Hobbies. Gif Lingua and Gif Lingua Books offer a gif “corpus” where gifs are tagged and learners learn over 50,000 words of English through gifs – these amazing “ideographs”.

Things I like about Animoto for Education byonApril 12, 2013 [byline_dns]? A colleague of mine recently showed me a very cool way for students to create good-looking videos. Animoto in the Classroom: Activity Ideas Looking to enhance students' Web 2.0 competencies and build 21st-century skills? The Animoto tool allows anyone to create professional-looking projects using audio, photographs and video. Fortunately, if you're a teacher looking to bring this fun and easy multimedia tool into the classroom, a free account will do just fine. Free accounts let students generate projects up to 30 seconds long in a limited number of styles and with a Web-streaming level of visual quality.