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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Gulf Coast States React To Growing Cases Of Zika Virus

Discussion prompts & video archive.


NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation have teamed up to produce a 6-part video series that explores how atoms and molecules thousands times smaller than the width of a human hair can be used to create technology for the future.

Click here to view this week's video installment



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



Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

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



Police raid elderly bridge players in Thailand

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Undrinkable water in Flint, Mich., is a signal of health risks from old lead pipes in other cities

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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

This week's lesson:

How did Flint's water get poisoned?

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Strokes - Collaterals

After a stroke, a specialized network of blood vessels redirects the flow of blood in the brain.
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-- Feb 12, 2016



This week's word in the news: TRANSITIONAL

DEFINITION:
Relating to or characterized by transition; "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The 100 or so residents watching at The Crossing, a transitional shelter in northwest Denver, began to dance.
The Denver Post -- 02/08/2016



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


NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

Click here to read this month's column