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Welcome to Newspapers in Education!

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with daily copies of the San Angelo Standard Times.

For more info and to start getting newspapers delivered to your classroom click here to sign-up online.
Or call Britni Bird at (325) 659-8339.
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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Inside Out

Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
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-- Apr 18, 2014



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



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


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

This week's lesson:

Climate warnings grow more dire

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

Click here for activities

NIE Special Report

Back by popular demand

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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Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Discussion prompts & video archive.


E-cigarettes spark discussions about health benefits and teen use

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: CONSORTIUM

DEFINITION:
A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Colorado State Board of Education has joined a movement advocating the state pull out of a multi-state testing consortium called — pardon the clumsy title — the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC.
The Denver Post -- 04/14/2014