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.

Online Extras (Updated every Monday) Resources to help you put the Barrow County News to work in your classroom


Migrants left to starve at sea in Southeast Asia

Discussion prompts & video archive.



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


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


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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: How to tell a tale of Texas politics

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

Download this week's lesson
There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



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


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

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Storks - Homing

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



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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