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Failed coup stirs fears of strongman president in Turkey

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

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A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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


Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, her ticket mate, are in Democratic convention spotlight this week

-- 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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Did Melania Trump plagiarize speech?

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Monkeys - Habituate

Feed a wild monkey, and you may alter its reproductive cycle.
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-- Jul 26, 2016



This week's word in the news: SICKOUT

DEFINITION:
A joint action by a group of employees claiming illness and not reporting for work in order to force the granting of certain demands; specif., such an action by a group forbidden by law to strike.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Detroit Public Schools will not be on the hook to pay more than $300,000 in legal fees to sue two teachers for what the district claims was their roles in instigating massive teacher sickouts earlier in the year.
The Detroit News -- 07/25/2016


Interpreting photos as informational text
LAFS.K12.R.3.7; LAFS.K12.SL.1.2


All Eyes Blog Photo Caption Contest

The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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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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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