Announcements for Dec 07, 2016

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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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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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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Netherlands and Belgium trade land

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


Cybersecurity - Hacker to Defender

"The school administrator gave me my own network to play with in class so I would leave her network alone."
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-- Dec 7, 2016



This week's word in the news: REGISTRY

DEFINITION:
An official written record of names or events or transactions.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The university will not cooperate with any federal effort to create a registry of individuals based on any protected characteristics such as religion, national origin, race or sexual orientation.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 12/05/2016



Youth Content


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

Word Bank
Assessment Test
Web Links



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:
A Book for a Winter Day



NASA's Space Place

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

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