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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.
Sponsorship Information: Click here to view the sponsors in our Classroom Literary Support Program


Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


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Daily Science Webcasts


Cell Sounds - Noise

"With a song in my cell?" Yes, even the building blocks of life have gotten into the act.
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-- Jul 25, 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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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!

This week's lesson:

GOP leaders run from Palin proposal

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

Click here to join the hunt today!

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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Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Australian Singer Sia Shuns Spotlight

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Israeli response to missiles from Gaza spurs debate over media fairness and balance

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



This week's word in the news: HARROWING

DEFINITION:
Extremely disturbing or distressing.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
To Samuel, the journey meant trading a hopeless situation at home for potential security and prosperity in the United States — but first he needed to survive the trip north, dodging police and criminals, and a harrowing ride on top of a freight train for hundreds of miles.
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism / The Arizona Republic -- 07/21/2014