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Sixties Pizzazz - 1960 News and History National News of 1960 For What It's Worth in 1960 The cost of a new house $12,700 The mortgage interest rate 1.8% The cost of new car $2,600 Reverse Dictionary <div id="needs_javascript"><center><b>Note: The new Reverse Dictionary requires JavaScript.</b><br /><img src=" If you have disabled JavaScript in your browser, please <a href=" it for this site</a> or use the <a href=" version of the reverse dictionary</a> here.</p><p></center><div>

WeboWord: a Visual Vocabulary Repository WeboWord [] is a visual vocabulary repository. The concept behind the website is similar to how we learnt new words as kids, that is through the use of educational picture books. As pictures are "worth a thousand words" and are "mentally stickier", learning new terms through this website should become more efficient. Print Screen Capture Software with Special Effects, Annotation Tools and support for Windows 7, Vista and XP Alpha Transparency (Translucency). Create Annotated High-Fidelity Screen Shots... in Minutes, not Hours ! Make Your Screen Shots Stand Out, Impress Your Audience Have you ever wondered how to create screenshots such as this or this ? Most screen capture programs are fine if you just want to take an image of what's on your screen to include in your document or presentation. The hard stuff comes when you need to add annotations or special effects !

Using Excel to Create a Chart or Graph at Internet 4 Classrooms Step 1 - Launch Excel - If Excel is already open on your workstation open a new Excel workbook, There are three ways to do that. 1. Go to the Standard toolbar. Click on the New Workbook button. 2. Go to the File menu. Select New. 3. Icebreakers for Teens One of the first steps in forming a group is having the participants find commonality, and you can do this with icebreaker games. Teenagers often find icebreakers a fun way to introduce themselves, especially if they are self-conscious about speaking in front of a group. Top Ten Icebreakers for Teens Creating a Visual Dictionary on the iPad  Pic Collage (free), is one of my favorite apps to use on my iPad. It creates great looking Scrapbook pages of multiple images in no time. Today, as I was planning with our first grade Hebrew teacher, how to upgrade a traditionally taught vocabulary project (creating a dictionary of their weekly vocabulary words in Hebrew), we saw the opportunity to use PicCollage with students in the classroom. (My apologies in advance for the example below is in Spanish and not in Hebrew)

My 5 favourite books about teaching vocabulary Spanning the course of the last fifteen years, here is a list of five vocabulary teaching books I don’t think you should be without. Starting with my all-time favourite… 1. Vocabulary Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching Content-based image retrieval General scheme of content-based image retrieval Content-based image retrieval (CBIR), also known as query by image content (QBIC) and content-based visual information retrieval (CBVIR) is the application of computer vision techniques to the image retrieval problem, that is, the problem of searching for digital images in large databases (see this survey[1] for a recent scientific overview of the CBIR field). Content-based image retrieval is opposed to traditional concept-based approaches (see concept-based image indexing). History[edit]

52 Get to Know You Questions! This past week there was a group of people coming over and I was in charge of the "get to know you" game. I remembered that I had see something like this on Pinterest, where you write all over a ball and then you toss the ball around and whatever question your thumb lands on you have to answer. I got a ball and filled it with "get to know you" questions. Translate text into phonetic script I always believe that the best sites and web tools are the simplest, and this is certainly the case with Phonetizer. It's a really easy to use tool that takes and text and adds the phonetic spelling below it. It's really easy to use. You just cut and paste or type in the text you want to use in the left hand side, click on 'Transcribe' and the text appears on the right with the phonetic writing underneath each line. You can then cut and paste to a document if you want to save it.

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