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


Toxic Algae Bloom Causing Seizures in Sea Lions

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Terrorists attack in Kuwait, France and Tunisia

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: Are we producing a war sequel?

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:


Flag lowering: S.C. church attack widens opposition to Confederate symbol

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: LANDFALL

DEFINITION:
The reaching of land by an oceanic storm or a part, especially the eye, of a storm.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
We now enter our 10th year since then and still not a single hurricane has had a Florida landfall.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/22/2015


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Okefenokee - Living Landscape

Cycles of growth and wildfires keep Okefenokee swamp in an eternal state of flux.
Play Audio
-- Jul 3, 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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