Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published once each month from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each 12-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 28 May, 2015:

The 2015 Ford Freedom Award Program

Technopreneurs: Builders of the Innovation Economy

The 2015 Ford Freedom Award program is available now.
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Click here to view the Essay Contest Results

Weekly Lessons
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NIE Special Report

Antioxidats Fare at the Science Fair

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


Beatification draws huge crowds in El Salvador

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: insidious
Definition: Causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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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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