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

Bacteria evolves to defeat 'last resort' antibiotic 

Discussion prompts & video archive.

Record heat could spark intense wildfires in Australia

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.


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

This week's lesson: Web brews up a 'war' on Christmas

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:

Scary times: More than 30 governors resist federal plans to bring Syrian war refugees

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

This week's word in the news: RESETTLEMENT

The transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind).

About 500 protesters, chanting slogans and carrying signs in the shadow of the State House, gathered Friday night to speak out against Governor Charlie Baker’s efforts to reconsider the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe -- 11/23/2015

The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

Click here for activities


Daily Science Webcasts

Wolves and Moose - Unexpected Connections

You might not expect the wolf population to effect the number of trees in an ecosystem - but it does.
Play Audio
-- Nov 27, 2015

This ten-part series explores the science of natural disasters to reveal the human and economic toll caused by catastrophic events. Learn about a variety of natural disasters, as well as the tools and resources that can reduce the loss of life, damage to infrastructure, and the environment.

Click here to view this week's video installment