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!


New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

Click here for the material


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

Click here for 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: Would no video mean no charges?

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


A mighty beast deserves to get back the name Brontosaurus, scientists say

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive




This week's word in the news: INDIVIDUALIZED

DEFINITION:
To modify to suit the wishes or needs of a particular individual


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
That individualized attention is a far cry from the approach the company has taken with past products, even with the Apple Store's focus on customer service.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 04/13/2015


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Crows - Tools

Humans aren't the only animals with tools. One species of crow has a whole arsenal of instruments that it uses to snag its dinner.
Play Audio
-- Apr 17, 2015



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.


Contrary To Previous Reports, Facebook's Fine By Teens

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Nordic countries extend military alliance in face of Russian aggression

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