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Use the news in your classroom

Find resources for using the newspaper for almost any subject. These programs are updated weekly every Monday.

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

This Weeks's lesson:
Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killer

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This Weeks's lesson:

Is it a movie or real life? Learning the difference is entertaining -- and educational

When entertainment and science meet, coolness can result. A fresh example comes from "Fantastic Four," a sci-fi adventure film opening this week. Its studio, 20th Century Fox, promotes the superhero thriller with four videos explaining the scien...

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This Weeks's lesson:

Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

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

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

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

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This week's word in the news: IDEOLOGICAL


Pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation

A push to use state taxpayer dollars to continue the program failed in the Republican-led state Senate earlier this year, killed by ideological and fiscal objections.
The Denver Post -- 08/03/2015

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Thinking about how you think can become confusing, making the brain one of the most complicated organs to study. NBC Learn’s eight-part video series on the brain is divided into easily-understood concepts, which together create a broader view of how versatile and mysterious the human brain can be.

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As students head back to school many will face new social media policies outlined by their schools. Many schools will try to block or monitor sites like Facebook and Twitter. But, other educators are looking for ways to use social media for homework or to to share books in conversations not only in the classroom but on a global scale.

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Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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