Announcements for Mar 24, 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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Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

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


Tracking Cats - Every Picture Tells a Story

"You can follow those cubs all the way up through their life."
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-- Mar 24, 2017



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



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:
Meet Police Horses



NASA's Space Place

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

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