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Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NIE Special Report

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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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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


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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Classroom Caption Contest!
Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

This week's lesson:

Climate warnings grow more dire

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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Tubes

Tender teeth hurt, so why would an animal swimming in frigid waters have an 8-foot long sensitive tooth?
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-- Apr 16, 2014



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


National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your 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