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The Boston Globe Foundation's News in Education program provides Globe content, classroom lessons, educational materials, and programs to teachers and students in classrooms across the Commonwealth through the generosity of contributors, private donors and corporate sponsors. News in Education is a program of The Boston Globe Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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NIE Special Report

Discovering how lead gets into drinking water

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


‘Truck of death’ kills scores in France

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.

Get This Week in History

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

Click here to view lessons

Today's word: chaparral
Definition: An area covered by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs.
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.

TIPS ON USING THE BOSTON GLOBE IN CLASS
Use the Boston Globe News in Education Guide for Teachers to find loads of information for your classroom lessons. Choose from multimedia Special Reports and Globe e-books to century-old pictures of Boston and reporter videos on covering the news.