Resources for North Carolina teachers and students





Newspaper in Education at the Rocky Mount Telegram, The Daily Advance and the Daily Reflector are now offering our eEdition as well as our print product. You can choose one or both!

We are making the eEdition available not only to take advantage of new technology, but also to be good stewards of our NIE donations. The money we raise for NIE can go a lot farther by purchasing eEditions for participating classrooms, which means we will be able to expand the program to even more teachers.

When ordering newspapers or the eEdition for your classroom, be sure and click on the newspaper in your school's area. Thank you for using the Newspaper in Education program in your classroom!

NIESpecial Report


Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

Click here to view this weeks material


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.

Click here for the activities

Contact Information

The Daily Reflector
David Adams
Circulation Sales Manager
Phone: 252-329-9630
dadams@reflector.com


The Daily Advance
Chuck Edwards
252-335-8091
cedwards@dailyadvance.com


The Rocky Mount Telegram
Heidi Hibbert
252-407-9902
hhibbert@rmtelegram.com


New Serial Story

A Sea Turtles Story
By Mary Maden
Illustrated by Vicki Wallace

Based on a true story…an exciting and heart-warming short serial! 6 chapters, 800 words, suggested audience 2nd grade and up. Read aloud all ages.

Download the teachers guide

Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Do we take voting for granted?

New! Classroom Caption Contest.
Enter a caption and maybe win a book!

Download this week's lesson
There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


Federal response to Ebola grows as missteps spread concern

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive




This week's word in the news: AMBIGUOUS

DEFINITION:
Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
"The current law is ambiguous," said Todd Maron, Tesla's general consul. "That ambiguity is why the dealers, through these last-minute tactics, have gone to change the law."
The Detroit News -- 10/20/2014


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Storm Ecology - Trickle Down

Heavy storms cause a lot more than water to come trickling down into our rivers.
Play Audio
-- Oct 21, 2014



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



Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


Facebook Says The DEA's Fake Accounts Go Too Far

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Serbia walks a tightrope between Russia and Europe

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Throughout this school year, PARADE Classroom will be targeting up to six features that provide poignant life lessons for high school students. Be sure to check them out!

Get the lessons here:

Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free