四级The Maker Movement is rediscovering learning by doing, which is Dewey's phrase from 100 years ago.
考研Now the nation's top patent court appears completely ready to scale back on business-method patents, which have been controversial ever since they were first authorized 10 years ago.
考研Thirty years ago, it would have been inconceivable to have imagined a ban on smoking in the workplace or in pubs, and yet that is what we have now.
六级However, the last such increase in temperature took place two years ago.
高考I go back years ago, when we lived in a three-room house, when we got up before daylight and worked till after dark to make ends meet.
高考It is a truly delightful place, which looks the same as it must have done 100 years ago with its winding streets and pretty cottages.
四级More than 1,000 years ago, they made three important geographical discoveries.
高考On one of her trips to New York several years ago, Eudora Welty decided to take a couple of New York friends out to dinner.
四级But the word "gamification" and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.
四级Police frequent the area day and night, as two months ago, a young man was shot just down the street.
考研When our ancestors were hunters and gatherers 10, 000 years ago, they didn't have time to wonder much about anything besides finding food.
考研A few decades ago, many people didn't drink water outside of a meal.
考研A century ago, the immigrants from across the Atlantic included settlers and sojourners.
考研When this practice first started decades ago, it was usually limited to freshmen, to give them a second chance to take a class in their first year if they struggled in their transition to college-level courses.
六级Writer friends of mine pay good money to get the Freedom software that enables them to disable the very Internet connections that seemed so emancipating not long ago.
高考He bought a smartphone a couple of months ago and he took it on our recent ski vacation to Colorado.
考研Involuntary part-time employment is still far higher than before the recession, but it is down by 640,000from its year ago level.
四级While the public sees greater workplace equality between men and women now than it did 20-30 years ago, most believe more change is needed.
高考Thus humans who lived a million years ago, despite their big brains and sharp stone tools, lived in constant fear of meat-eating animals.
四级When Ted Komada started teaching 14 years ago at killip elementary, he didn't know how to manage a classroom and was struggling to connect with students.
四级The federal Head Start program, launched 50 years ago, has served more than 30 million children.
四级"In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago," Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, life Reimagined.
四级The amount of nicotine that's delivered in every cigarette is 10 percent higher than it was six years ago, which means that it's easier to get hooked and harder to quit.
考研Now the nation's top patent court appears completely ready to scale back on business-method patents, which have been controversial ever since they were first authorized I0 years ago.
四级About 15 years ago, I was invited to join a knitting group.
高考It was made around 40 years ago.
高考The model T Ford was built at the piquette plant in Michigan a century ago, with the first rolling off the assembly line on september 27, 1908.
六级What we see today is the product of evolutionary events resulting from the dispersal of a few human populations out of Africa around 60, 000 to 70, 000 years ago.
高考Ordered over a week ago, the books are expected to arrive any time now.
高考A tool developed just a couple of years ago by a young farmer, Jonathan Dysinger, in Tennessee, with a small loan from a local slow money group.
四级In fact, they’ve been in use for centuries.25 centuries ago, kites were well-known in China.
四级In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago, Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, Life Reimagined.
高考Boy, news travels fast around here! I only got the orders a couple of hours ago.
考研Ellen Marram quit as chief of Tropicana a decade ago, saying she wanted to be a CEO.
高考I have not tried reading my newspaper out loud on a train, but, several years ago, I read some chapters from Harry porter to my bored and noisy children.
四级Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?
四级The secret to eating less and being happy about it may have been cracked years ago—by McDonald's.
四级Years ago, the government made money by selling public lands, but most of the best public lands have now been sold.
四级A message in a bottle sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago was found 1500 miles away and has been returned to his daughter.
高考The same surveys also indicate that the rate of parental involvement is greater today than it was a generation ago.
高考Two years ago, while cathy was watching the Olympics, a dream came into her sweet little head—to be a swimmer.
考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch's daughter, Elisabeth, spoke of the "unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions".
六级He was kidnapped eight months ago.
考研A couple of Christmases ago, my youngest stepdaughter, who was 9 years old at the time, got a Superman T-shirt for Christmas.
考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch’s daughter ,Elisabeth ,spoke of the “unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions” Integrity had collapsed, she argued, because of a collective acceptance that the only “sorting mechanism ”in society should be profit and the market.
考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely -- though by no means uniformly-glowingly positive.
六级One hundred years ago, "Colored" was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent .
六级There was a time not long ago when new science Ph.
考研The power and ambition of the giants of the digital economy is astonishing - Amazon has just announced the purchase of the upmarket grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.5 billion, but two years ago Facebook paid even more than that to acquire the WhatsApp me
数字经济巨头们的力量和雄心是惊人的——亚马逊刚刚宣布以135亿美元收购高档食品连锁店Whole Foods，但两年前Facebook支付了更高的价格收购WhatsApp me
四级What Barth wrote decades ago is even truer today.
四级Barley was an unexpected find: the crop was domesticated in Western Eurasia and didn't become a staple food in central China until about 2,000 years ago, according to the researchers.
六级How much is today's spirit of harmony a change from our more turbulent past? A mere generation ago, parentchild relations were described as the generation gap.
考研The question would have sounded strange not long ago.
高考Not so long ago, most people didn't know who Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was going to become.
四级Supermarkets offer more variety than ever, and there are over four times as many farmers' markets in the U.S. as there were 20 years ago.
高考Long-ago builders could have attached wooden poles to the stones and rolled them across the sand, the scientists say.
四级A new study finds that McDonald's posted its slowest drive-through times since this survey was first conducted 15 years ago.
高考Some 2, 500 years ago Greece discovered freedom.
考研Not long ago, with the country entering a recession and Japan at its pre-bubble peak.
四级Peering into the future G) The sharing economy is a little like online shopping, which started in America 15 years ago
六级Twenty years ago, the Urban Land Institute defined the two types of cities that dominated the US landscape: smaller cities that operated around standard 9-5 business hours and large metropolitan areas that ran all 24 hours of the day.
20年前，城市土地研究所（Urban Land Institute）定义了主导美国景观的两类城市：大约9-5个工作小时的小城市和全天24小时运行的大城市。
高考Years ago, I was asked to write 102 essays on the great ideas of some famous authors.
四级But in his short lifetime, which ended exactly 184 years ago today, he would forever revolutionize French gourmet food (美食), write best-selling cook books and think up magical dishes for royals and other important people.
四级He owned a small retail business in Michigan years ago.
高考I last saw him a few months ago.
高考A year ago, when I was awaiting to hear the results of my college applications, I often went to websites for some type of insider look on what college would be like.
六级Barrett wanted to find out if the absence of physical currency does indeed cause a person to spend more, so she decided to conduct an experiment a few months ago.
高考If anyone had told me three years ago that I would be spending most of my weekends camping.
六级We can make a very good estimate from the fossil record that humans probably evolved naked skin around a million and a half years ago and meanwhile they mostly lost their coat of fur.
四级The properly-named startup "Morning-After Maids", was launched about a month ago in Auckland by roommates Rebecca Foley and Catherine Arthurs.
一个月前，由室友丽贝卡·福利（Rebecca Foley）和凯瑟琳·阿瑟斯（Catherine Arthurs）在奥克兰创办了一家名为“早安女佣”的初创公司。
六级When I re-entered the full-time workforce a few years ago after a decade of solitary self-employment, there was one thing I was looking forward to the most: the opportunity to have work friends once again.
高考A son of immigrants, Chris stared learning English a little over three years ago.
高考Up to two children under ago five may travel free with a paying customer.
六级Writing was only invented 5,500 years ago
高考Five years ago, when I taught art at a school in seattle, I used tinkertoys as a test at the beginning of a term to find out something about my students.
四级We went there about ten years ago for our honeymoon.
六级And if you suspected that the workplace had gotten more stressful than it was just a few decades ago, you're right.
六级"The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world," read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to t
高考Some language experts believe that 10000 years ago, when the world had just five to ten million people, they spoke perhaps 1200 languages between them.
高考Measles, which once killed 450 children each year and disabled even more, was nearly wiped out in the united states 14 years ago by the universal use of the MMR vaccine.
六级I just got the idea a few months ago after posting some holiday photos on my social media accounts.
四级Several years ago, she became interested in eggs and learned the traditional Ukrainian technique to draw her very modern characters.
高考The last time we met them was at our wedding three years ago.
六级More than a decade ago, cognitive scientists John Bransford and Daniel Schwartz, both then at Vanderbilt University, found that what distinguished young adults from children was not the ability to retain facts or apply prior knowledge to a new situation b
十多年前，范德比尔特大学的认知科学家约翰·布兰斯福德（John Bransford）和丹尼尔·施瓦茨（Daniel Schwartz）发现，年轻人区别于儿童的不是保留事实或将先验知识应用于新情况的能力
六级Gregg Rosen lost his job as a sales nearly three years ago and is still unemployed.
考研A century ago Octavia Hill launched the National Trust not to rescue stylish houses but to save“the beauty of natural places for everyone forever”.
六级Even five years ago most people faced a choice.
高考My goal was to lose 150 pounds in one year and raise $50,000 in support of a movement founded 30 years ago to end hunger.
四级That's the conclusion of a new study that finds that Earth's oceans now 26 absorb heat at twice the rate they did 18 years ago.
六级The last time I was in the hermitage, three months ago
考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely - though by no means uniformly - glowingly positive.
四级He lost his mother two weeks ago
四级That's about 10 seconds more than the industry average — and a lot slower than a decade ago, according to the study, which was commissioned by QSR, an industry trade publication.
六级Let's face it, it wasn't too long ago that the idea of working from anywhere and at anytime was some form of a distant utopian dream,and yet now we can perform almost any office-based task from any location in the world as long as we have access to the in
高考I learned this lesson from an experience many years ago.
四级The idea of gamification was practiced by some businesses more than a century ago.
考研This figure is now 830, 000 above its year ago level.
六级One hundred years ago, Colored was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent.
六级More than 100 years ago, American sociologist W.
四级But the word gamification and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.