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Announcements for Mar 28, 2015

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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National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Agday.org has assembled a number of resources.

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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.



NFL's Chris Borland Retires, League's Future Questioned

Discussion prompts & video archive.


NIESpecial Report


Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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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:



Gunmen kill tourists in Tunisia

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Israel votes to keep its prime minister, whose campaign tactics strain relations with U.S.

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Classroom Caption Contest!
Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

This week's lesson:

Senators trying to nuke Iran talks?

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


If Buildings Could Talk

One of the world's most instrumented buildings is a living laboratory of vibrations.
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-- Mar 27, 2015


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: MALICE

DEFINITION:
The desire to do harm or mischief.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Judge Harold Kahn on Tuesday asked Pao's attorneys to make a better case for punitive damages and warned them that they have not provided sufficient evidence to prove malice.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/23/2015