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Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

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


E-cigarettes spark discussions about health benefits and teen use

-- 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: Climate warnings grow more dire

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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: 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