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


Spotify's Mobile App Wants A Lot Of Your Personal Data 

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Macedonia police use tear gas against migrants

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: Is junk science fooling food junkies?

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:


Barrier falls: First female Army Rangers show that strength comes in both genders

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: LEEWARD

DEFINITION:
On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing. Facing the direction toward which the wind is blowing.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Early Saturday, Danny’s winds slightly weakened to 100 mph as it moved west north-westward about 800 miles east of the leeward Islands.
The Miami Herald -- 08/24/2015


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Caterpillars - Stingers

The sting of a caterpillar can keep predators, and human researchers, at bay.
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-- Aug 27, 2015


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.

Click here to view this week’s video installment