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.
Download the current issue.
Download this week's Yaktivies.
Visit the Yak's Corner page.

e-Edition Subscribers Sign in Here:



Hundreds arrested in attacks on immigrants in South Africa

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Glaciers - Breaking Up

A loud splash catches the attention of researchers atop a glacier.
Play Audio
-- Apr 24, 2015




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


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

This week's quiz
Quiz Archive
Click here to print out this week's quiz for your classroom


cftclogo.gif



Classroom Caption Contest!
Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

This week's lesson:

Would no video mean no charges?

Download the lesson
Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


This week's word in the news: BREACH

DEFINITION:
An opening, tear, or rupture. A violation or infraction.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Massive data breaches at retailers like Home Depot and Target are finally pushing credit card issuers to adopt the technology known as “chip and PIN” which is much more secure than the magnetic swipe strips used in the United States.
The Boston Globe -- 04/20/2015