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Announcements for Jan 22, 2017

Advantages of the classroom eJournal!

Your students live in a digital world. The eJournal of The Albuquerque Journal is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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The Albuquerque Journal is again sponsoring the New Mexico Spelling Bee. Students grades two through eight may participate in the 2015 bee.

The New Mexico Spelling Bee is scheduled for 9 a.m. March 21, 2015 at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque.
Check the web site www.spellingbee.com or www.abqjournal.com/spellingbee for updated information.

The winner of the New Mexico Spelling Bee goes on to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The champion and a parent’s airfare, hotel, food and official tour expenses will be paid for by the Albuquerque Journal.




NBC Learn, in partnership with Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, chronicles World War II history and the innovations behind the war’s greatest aircraft.

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:



Czechs ready for fake news ahead of elections

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Presidential swearing-in: Ceremonies, parade and dancing on a historic Friday in Washington, D.C.

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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What does GOP want for health care?

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Daily Science Webcasts


Emerald Ash Borer - Saving a Species 20Jan17

Natural enemies, resistant genotypes - all part of the effort to save our ash trees.
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-- Jan 20, 2017


Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, games, comprehension, vocabulary, family involvement activities and more!

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This week's word in the news: INAUGURAL

DEFINITION:
Of, relating to, or characteristic of an inauguration. The ceremonial induction into a position.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
But the name apparently strikes too close to home for inaugural organizers.
The Denver Post -- 01/16/2017