Introduction of United States presidential election, 2016 (Wikipedia) The 2016 election for President of the United States will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Voters will elect the next President and the next Vice President of the United States. Background[change | change source] The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time Think of the gear you can't live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The TV that serves as a portal to binge-watching and -gaming. Each owes its influence to one model that changed the course of technology for good. It's those devices we're recognizing in this list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time. Some of these, like Sony's Walkman, were the first of their kind.
Electing US President, year 5-6 – WebEnglish.se Background These materials have been chosen to suit at least stronger students in year 5-6. Warm-up “I’ll Be the President” (3:06) A fun rap about the process of becoming a presidentWhat do kids want in a president? (1:20) Kids talk about what kind of person they think the next president should be like. Vocabulary Election Issues Of 2016: Education College affordability, the Common Core and teacher evaluations are shaping up to be major issues in the 2016 presidential election. Election Issues Of 2016: Education. (Video via U.S. Department of Education) College affordability is shaping up to be a major campaign issue, and it’s not hard to see why. Approximately 40 million Americans are saddled with a collective $1.2 trillion in student loan debt.
School Start and Planning – WebEnglish.se WebEnglish.se School Start Pages have been updated. The following School Start materials in WebEnglish.se are there to ease your workload:1 School Start 1-6 and School Start 7-9 will help your new classes to get acquainted, inspire the students to believe in themselves and teach them to be good language learners.2 Planning Page presents a thematic view on planning based on WebEnglish.se themes and gives you printable and editable templates to use when planning together with your students and/or colleagues.3 My Book About Me gives ideas to start the term with young beginners, year 1-3. For more new materials, see Updates
Culture - What’s inside the Queen’s handbag? Her Majesty the Queen has never yielded to fashion’s whims. As royal designer Sir Norman Hartnell said rather sternly to The New York Times in 1953: “The Queen and the Queen Mother do not want to be fashion setters. That is left to other people with less important work to do.” The Queen is, in other words, above fashion. How to Bring ‘More Beautiful’ Questions Back to School In the age of information, factual answers are easy to find. Want to know who signed the Declaration of Independence? Google it. Curious about the plot of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s famous novel, “The Scarlet Letter”? A quick Internet search will easily jog your memory. Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton on List of political stances Immigration issues Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss Donald Trump’s answer: Decrease, companies are currently taking advantage of this program to decrease wages Because it is a mess.
Leap Year 2016: It's nearly February 29th - but why is there an extra day every four years? Why does the extra day fall in February? All the other months in the Julian calendar have 30 or 31 days, but February lost out to the ego of Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus. Under his predecessor Julius Caesar, February had 30 days and the month named after him - July - had 31. August had only 29 days.