Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 30 Thursdays from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each eight-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.
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Detroit Newspapers in Education is pleased to offer classrooms free access to daily e-editions of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News.

Our weekly Yak’s Corner news magazine for kids is available on the e-editions every day.

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Our annual Detroit Tigers Anti-bullying supplement is available free online. Download the PDF here.

Print copies are available for delivery through November for classrooms in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. To order, call 313-222-6411.

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SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain - Replicating Data

A new model shows promise in helping Science Diarist John Beggs understand data collected from neurons.

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


Serbia walks a tightrope between Russia and Europe

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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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: ambiguous
Definition: Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Track news stories around the world



 

Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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