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Welcome to Newspapers in Education!

Newspapers In Education is a national program that promotes literacy through the use of the daily newspaper as an instructional aid in the classroom. The Waco Tribune-Herald partners with educators and local businesses to encourage literacy, to broaden students' community and global perspectives and to equip area teachers with a powerful tool for teaching at no cost to the teachers or schools.

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Reminder!
VERIFY YOUR PAPERS

Teachers, please remember to verify delivery of your newspapers every semester. NIE is audited annually and must have a verification form on file each semester for every teacher.

Newspaper tours

Tours of the newspaper museum are also available for school groups of 20 or fewer and no younger than eight years of age. The tours are free of charge.

Curriculum notebooks

Curriculum notebooks in the areas of reading/writing, mathematics, science, and social studies are available to teachers for $25 each. The lessons are correlated to the TAKS objectives.


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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Sensitivity

How does a whale say 'ouch'? Scientists studying the narwhal's unusual tusk-like tooth try to tackle that problem.
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-- Apr 17, 2014


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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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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


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


Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

Put the Tribune-Herald to work in your classroom

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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Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Discussion prompts & video archive.



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




Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

E-cigarettes spark discussions about health benefits and teen use

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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.

Click here for activities


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

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