Mass Shootings Bring Gun Control Debate Front and Center

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Turkish warplanes attack Kurds in Iraq

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


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


Biochemist’s sexist remarks at science conference shine attention on gender bias in labs

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

This week's lesson:

Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

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Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Floyd - Country Store

Fans of Old Time Music flock to Floyd, Virginia every Friday night for a mixture of dancing, jamming and down-home sounds.
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-- Jul 31, 2015



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


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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Tom Tufts Materials


Book, Board Game and Playing Cards

Throughout this school year, PARADE Classroom will be targeting up to six features that provide poignant life lessons for high school students. Be sure to check them out!

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Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free