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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:
Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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Face-to-face: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spar Monday in the first of three debates

Millions of TV viewers will watch 90 minutes of high-stakes drama Monday night as the Democratic woman and Republican man running for president meet on a debate stage in the first of three fall debates. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will answ...

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Health becomes a campaign issue

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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: SKYROCKETING

DEFINITION:

To rise rapidly and suddenly.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Bay Area’s wages are getting higher, far outpacing most of the country, but more residents are finding their paychecks can’t keep up with the region’s skyrocketing cost of living.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2016

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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The wage gap between black people and white people has stretched a lot over the past 40 years. The wage gap is at 26.7 percent. And a new study says that's with all things equal, including education, experience and location. In 1979, the gap was just 18 percent. The primary reason? Racial discrimination in the job market.

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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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This Weeks's lesson:
Mohonk - Peregrines

Will peregrine falcons return to their former roosting spots in the Hudson Valley?

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-- Sep 29, 2016

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