Announcements for Apr 16, 2014

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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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)



Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Discussion prompts & video archive.


NIE Special Report

Back by popular demand

Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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NASA's Space Place

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

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Tubes

Tender teeth hurt, so why would an animal swimming in frigid waters have an 8-foot long sensitive tooth?
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-- Apr 16, 2014



Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

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



This week's word in the news: CONSORTIUM

DEFINITION:
A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Colorado State Board of Education has joined a movement advocating the state pull out of a multi-state testing consortium called — pardon the clumsy title — the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC.
The Denver Post -- 04/14/2014



Youth Content





Become a Youth Reporter

A website for 4th through 8th graders. Show off your writing and photography, comment on stories other youth have written and have them comment on your writing, and get the chance to be published in Colorado Kids in The Tuesday Denver Post or the NextGen column in the YourHub.com section in the Thursday Denver Post. Check it out!! Our reporters have interviewed the mayor, the governor, movie stars and directors -- and it could be you.

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Meet the 2014 Book Award Winners


Resources for K-3

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Kid Scoop Lesson Library
Search through hundreds of lessons in our lesson database. Search by subject, grade & skill!


Kid Scoop Download Edition
Download Kid Scoop learning fun each week! These pages are available for free for one week only and are posted each Friday for use the following week.



Webliography
Find great online teaching resources in our archive of educational, kid-friendly web sites. You can find lesson plans, online, interactive learning games, videos and more with a quick search through our archives.



Kid Scoop Teachers
Find new ideas to use the newspaper to teach across the curriculum. Lesson ideas for both print and e-edition newspapers! Print or online Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the most up-to-date text book you can find!


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Kid Scoop Parents Information
Each month we feature an article on an aspect of children's education, health or wellbeing.


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