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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.


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Floyd - Country Store

Fans of Old Time Music flock to Floyd, Virginia every Friday night for a mixture of dancing, jamming and down-home sounds.
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-- Jul 31, 2015


Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

Put the Tribune-Herald to work in your classroom


Mass Shootings Bring Gun Control Debate Front and Center

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Biochemist’s sexist remarks at science conference shine attention on gender bias in labs

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

This week's lesson:

Trump trash talk draws jeers, voters

Download the lesson
Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


Turkish warplanes attack Kurds in Iraq

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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



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

Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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This week's word in the news: COLIFORM

DEFINITION:
Relating to a rod-shaped bacteria normally present in the intestine


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Company officials said tests indicate that water in the affected area has E. coli and total coliform, bacteria that can make people sick.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 07/27/2015



New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

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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!

Get the lessons here:

Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free

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