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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat
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Today's word: portage
Definition: A track or route used for carrying boats and supplies overland between two waterways or around an obstacle to navigation.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students►View this Month's lesson
BOSTON GLOBE TOURS: Take a guided walking tour of 135 Morrissey Blvd. Learn about the history of The Boston Globe and see up close how it operates today.
NEW NIE CURRICULUM GUIDE: CHASING BAYLA
Why is biodiversity important to the Earth? How do scientists investigate problems and report their results? Immerse your class in the multimedia story of Bayla, a tangled right whale fighting for her life and the scientists who work hard to save her, with this Boston Globe NIE curriculum guide.