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


Mass Shootings Bring Gun Control Debate Front and Center

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Turkish warplanes attack Kurds in Iraq

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: Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

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:


Biochemist’s sexist remarks at science conference shine attention on gender bias in labs

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: COLIFORM

DEFINITION:
Relating to a rod-shaped bacteria normally present in the intestine


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Company officials said tests indicate that water in the affected area has E. coli and total coliform, bacteria that can make people sick.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 07/27/2015


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Floyd - Country Store

Fans of Old Time Music flock to Floyd, Virginia every Friday night for a mixture of dancing, jamming and down-home sounds.
Play Audio
-- Jul 31, 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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