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Newspapers in Education

Welcome to NIE

The Telegraph Herald Newspaper in Education program promotes and increases our children's literacy by using the newspaper as a teaching tool in the classroom. NIE is a unique way for schools, businesses, community members and the local newspaper to work together in a partnership that benefits us all - now and in the future.

The NIE program continues to grow as our educators face budget cuts causing shortages of necessary classroom materials. The Telegraph Herald meets those needs by providing the newspaper - a living textbook to schools in the tri-state area.

Continue to check the NIE website weekly as events, curriculum ideas and other NIE related activities will be posted. Enjoy your newspaper!

Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)


Malaysia hunts North Koreans in assassination

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

Archive of Geography quizzes




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, examines the vital connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle.

Click here to view the report



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


A big U.S. employment challenge comes from automation, not just foreign competition

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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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: Senator is silenced over criticism

Download this week's lesson
There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Predicting Disease Tracking Probabilities

A newly developed algorithm is telling scientists where disease outbreaks may occur in the future.
Play Audio
-- Feb 24, 2017


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.

Click here for activities


This week's word in the news: MOCK

DEFINITION:
Pretended; sham; counterfeit.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
One Twitter user said, ‘‘After the terrible events #lastnightinSweden, IKEA have sold out of this’’ and posted a mock Ikea instruction manual on how to build a ‘‘Border Wall.’’
The Boston Globe -- 02/20/2017


NIE Institute Educational Resources

As an NIE subscriber, you can access a wealth of free educational resources available through our membership in the national NIE Institute. All are appropriate for classroom instruction when used with the electronic or print edition of The Telegraph Herald.

Visit our NIE Institute page for these topics:

Art
Careers
Character Education
Critical Thinking Skills & Gifted
Diversity & Multicultural Literacy
Elementary & Middle School
ESL & Spanish Bilingual - Black & Hispanic Heritage
Financial Literacy Supplements
First Amendment
General Educational Development
Health, Nutrition, Fitness
Homeland Security, Crime, & Online Safety
Journalism & Press Freedom

Language Arts & Literacy
Life Skills
Math, Science, Tech & Environment
Media Literacy
Multi-Curricular & Miscellaneous
Multiple Intelligences
NIE Instructional Calendar
NIE Miscellaneous
Safety & Anti-Drug & Alcohol Awareness
Social Studies, Govt., Civics
Sports
Study Skills & College Prep
Women's Studies

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