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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Announcements for 20 December, 2014:


Enter the Yak’s Favorite Book Character Contest by Dec. 20. Winners receive Barnes & Noble gift cards!

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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.

Weekly Lessons
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NIE Special Report

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Science Behind the News

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Seasonal Science - Holes

Grey squirrels have two homes - winter and summer, and woodpeckers help in the renovation process of the winter dwelling.

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


Ebola wipes out Christmas in Sierra Leone

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.

Get This Week in History

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: impish
Definition: Resembling an imp; mischievous.
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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Quiz Archive
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Michigan K.I.D.S. is the Detroit Newspapers in Education (DNIE) non-profit for the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News that provides digital e-Editions of the Free Press and The News, related online and print teaching resources, and other services to schools across Michigan.

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