Announcements for Jan 21, 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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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 Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, chronicles World War II history and the innovations behind the war’s greatest aircraft.

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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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Czechs ready for fake news ahead of elections

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

Archive of Geography quizzes




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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Emerald Ash Borer - Saving a Species 20Jan17

Natural enemies, resistant genotypes - all part of the effort to save our ash trees.
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-- Jan 20, 2017



This week's word in the news: INAUGURAL

DEFINITION:
Of, relating to, or characteristic of an inauguration. The ceremonial induction into a position.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
But the name apparently strikes too close to home for inaugural organizers.
The Denver Post -- 01/16/2017



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:
The President’s Promise



NASA's Space Place

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

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