Welcome to NIE
Newspapers In Education is a national program that promotes literacy through the use of the daily newspaper as an instructional aid in the classroom. The Marshall News Messenger partners with educators and local businesses to encourage literacy, to broaden students' community and global perspectives and to equip area teachers with a powerful tool for teaching at no cost to the teachers or schools.
For more info email Kerry Hill or call 903-232-7219.
►Mayan pyramid destroyed in Belize
This week's word in the news: INITIATE
To set going by taking the first step; begin.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Troopers initiated a pursuit of the vehicle at the rest area on Interstate 71 just north of the Ohio 123 exit east of Lebanon, troopers said.
►The Dayton Daily News -- 05/20/2013
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
►Archive of Geography quizzes
Helping Kids Cope with Natural Disasters
Unfortunately, natural disasters do happen, and people are often affected adversely. It’s a traumatic time for everyone, but can be especially distressing to children. As a parent, caregiver or educator, you can help children cope by monitoring their emotional state, answering their questions, and creating opportunities to connect with family, friends, and the larger community.
Click here for some ideas for getting through this difficult time
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