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Turkish warplanes attack Kurds in Iraq

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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


Is it a movie or real life? Learning the difference is entertaining -- and educational

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

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A set of weekly educational activities geared toward younger readers

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This week's word in the news: COLIFORM

DEFINITION:
Relating to a rod-shaped bacteria normally present in the intestine


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Company officials said tests indicate that water in the affected area has E. coli and total coliform, bacteria that can make people sick.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 07/27/2015