Welcome to Newspapers in Education!

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Dawson County News.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday) Resources to help you put the Dawson County News to work in your classroom




Bomb threat empties schools across Canada’s Prince Edward Island

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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


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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: Health becomes a campaign issue

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



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


Face-to-face: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spar Monday in the first of three debates

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: SKYROCKETING

DEFINITION:
To rise rapidly and suddenly.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Bay Area’s wages are getting higher, far outpacing most of the country, but more residents are finding their paychecks can’t keep up with the region’s skyrocketing cost of living.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2016


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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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Tracker - Pressure Releases

Every footprint contains an intricate map of the creature who made it.
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-- Sep 27, 2016


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

Click here to view the entire series