Announcements for Feb 26, 2017

Advantages of the classroom eEdition!

Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Metropolitan State University, Denver

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Media Literacy

When it comes to evaluating information that flows across social channels or pops up in a Google search, young and otherwise digital-savvy students can easily be duped.

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

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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.

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Malaysia hunts North Koreans in assassination

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

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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Predicting Disease Tracking Probabilities

A newly developed algorithm is telling scientists where disease outbreaks may occur in the future.
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-- Feb 24, 2017



This week's word in the news: MOCK

DEFINITION:
Pretended; sham; counterfeit.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017



Youth Content


Youth content from the Tuesday digital Denver Post. Written for and by kids!

Word Bank
Assessment Test
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Become a Youth Reporter

Community Journalism for kids under the age of 14! Join our fun community of writers to post blogs & stories.

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Our First Ladies



NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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