Resources for Teachers and Students

The newspaper is an educational tool that brings the world and learning skills to students every day.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution serves as an exceptional supplement to textbooks, which can no longer keep up with our rapidly changing world. Today's technology allows teachers and students to receive the daily newspaper from anywhere there is an internet connection. It is the AJC's Newspapers In Education Department's intent to supply teachers with electronic newspapers and other educational resources all conveniently online and at no cost! Providing schools with up-to-date supplement information is an essential part of the Newspapers In Education program. Studies show that using newspapers on a regular basis in classrooms improves the reading habits and interest of students. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is proud to work with our educators who use the newspaper as an instructional tool to promote literacy.

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Migrants left to starve at sea in Southeast Asia

Discussion prompts & video archive.



New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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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)

Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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



Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Expect a cooler and wetter summer because of the 'El Nino' weather pattern

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

This week's lesson:

How to tell a tale of Texas politics

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Storks - Homing

Pairs of white storks amaze Hungarians by returning year after year to nest in the exact same spot.
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-- May 22, 2015



This week's word in the news: CARCINOGEN

DEFINITION:
Any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The gases and vapors can include benzene, a carcinogen, as well as hydrocarbons like ethane, propane and butane.
The Denver Post -- 05/18/2015


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NIE Institute's Additional Resources for Your Classroom


Daily Lessons
from NIE

Daily Lessons from NIE
 

This calendar provides activities for every day of the school year with a subject specific focus for each day of the week: Monday - Language Arts, Tuesday - Social Studies, Wednesday - Math, Thursday - Science, and Friday - Themes that change monthly.

Click here to get the current monthly calendar