Announcements for Jul 13, 2014
Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition of The Albuquerque Journal is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Agday.org has assembled a number of resources.
This collection of stories was donated by The Strait Times newspaper of Singapore for use by teachers and students in the classroom. The stories chosen are classis legends, myths, fables and folklore from around the world rewritten as modern news or feature stories. Young readers and adults will enjoy reading the likes of William Shakespeare’s MacBeth and Hamlet and Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein in a modern news format. This 17 part series releases one story per week on Mondays.
Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter
National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.
The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!
This week's lesson:
Wealthy politicians out of touch?►Download the lesson
Daily Science Webcasts
Understanding the dynamics of a killer disease is a complex challenge, particularly in developing nations.
-- Jul 11, 2014
Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, games, comprehension, vocabulary, family involvement activities and more!