NIE Special Report

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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.

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Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide


Lesson plans for use with the e-Edition on Interactive White Boards

Included are basic lessons for an Elementary, Middle and Secondary classroom that can be utilized to introduce Language Arts and Social Studies activities.

Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Middle and High School Language Arts Lesson Plan
High School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary and Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

Click here to download guides from USA Weekend

Daily Science Webcasts
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.Get more info.
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Sea Otter - Breaking The Human Bond
Marine biologists play surrogate mom to injured sea lions, taking care that their young charges don't get too attached to them.
-- Jul 24, 2014

Sea Otter - Recovery
Once hunted for their fur, Sea Otters have been saved from extinction thanks to the efforts of conservation biologists.
-- Jul 23, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Choral Song
The call of the Plain-Tailed Wren may be the most complex non-human song in nature.
-- Jul 22, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Group Sing
One species of wren lives within an extended family. Could a lack of available real estate explain this unusual living arrangement?
-- Jul 21, 2014

Wrens of Ecuador - Discovery
Rather than vocalize in your typical bird duet, a species of tropical wren sings in a chorus.
-- Jul 18, 2014