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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?

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



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


Welcome to
Newspapers in Education!

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Barrow County News.

For more info and to start getting newspapers delivered to your classroom click here to send us an email.
Or call JoAnn Craven at (770) 867-7557 .

 Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)


This week's word in the news: STRUCTURED

DEFINITION:
Having a well-defined structure or organization; highly organized.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The school environment is highly structured, with a focus on safety and high behavioral standards.
The Denver Post -- 08/18/2014


NIE Special Report

Back by popular demand

Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Heavier Rainfall? Not Your Imagination

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

Click here to join the hunt today!


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Big Horn Sheep - Superb Desert Dwellers

Desert big horn sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.
Play Audio
-- Aug 22, 2014


Fatal police shooting of unarmed teen focuses national attention on Ferguson, Missouri

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive







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