Boston Herald in Education provides free newspapers and curriculum to schools through sponsor and reader donations.

FOR STUDENTS

Get your writing published in the Boston Herald.

Take our weekly News Quiz

Download the NIE App



 

Interactive Lessons UPDATED EVERY MONDAY

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

This Weeks's lesson:
Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

Click here to take the quiz

Click here for the Quiz Archive


This Weeks's lesson:

President’s budget starts debate over proposed military boost and deep cuts elsewhere

The drama in Washington continues. President Trump presented a 53-page budget plan last week that gives the clearest look so far at his priorities. The budget would raise spending in three of 17 major categories — defense, homeland security and ...

Click here to read more


This Weeks's lesson:

Tracking Cats - Every Picture Tells a Story

"You can follow those cubs all the way up through their life."


The Whanganui River is the third-longest river in New Zealand. And, as of last week it’s a legal person that can be represented in court if someone harms it. Since the 1870s, a Maori tribe living along the river has struggled to convince authorities to protect the Whanganui. Over the past couple of years the government has increased efforts to clean up the river which became so polluted that almost all of the fish in it disappeared.

View This Week's New Video!


This week's word in the news: GRAPPLE

DEFINITION:

To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It’s been nearly one month since the catastrophic Coyote Creek flooding, but the repairs have just begun for most residents, who are left to grapple with mounting repair bills, unstable housing situations, severe health risks and an overwhelming resentment toward city and Santa Clara Valley Water District officials they felt could’ve done more.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/20/2017

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
 Elementary School
 Middle School
 High School

This Weeks's lesson:

Is it crazy or just political theater?

Click here to download this lesson

Click here for over 200 archived lessons


NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

Click here to view the report


Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

View This Week in History


NIE Blog

 

©2017 Boston Herald in Education and Online Publications Inc. and NIEonline.com