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Heavier Rainfall? Not Your Imagination

Discussion prompts & video archive.



Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

NIE Special Report

Back by popular demand

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:


Fatal police shooting of unarmed teen focuses national attention on Ferguson, Missouri

-- 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 in September!

This week's lesson:

Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments

Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Big Horn Sheep - Superb Desert Dwellers

Desert big horn sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.
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-- Aug 22, 2014



This week's word in the news: STRUCTURED

DEFINITION:
Having a well-defined structure or organization; highly organized.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The school environment is highly structured, with a focus on safety and high behavioral standards.
The Denver Post -- 08/18/2014


Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

Click here to join the hunt today!


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!

Get the lessons here:

Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free