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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


Sustainable Chemistry - Electric Sandwich

The technology behind your computer screen is, in effect, a layered electronic "sandwich".
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-- Sep 16, 2014


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

This week's lesson:

How safe are our secrets from hackers?

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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


Who doesn’t like to eat?

Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!

Click here to view the new material



Monarch Butterfly's Numbers Fly Dangerously Low

Discussion prompts & video archive.



This week's word in the news: TRANSPARENCY

DEFINITION:
Characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Cigna, the health insurance company, offers an Internet-based transparency tool that shows plan members price information on the 200 most common procedures, which make up about 70 percent of the company’s medical claims, said Mark Slitt, a spokesman.
The Miami Herald -- 09/15/2014




Philippines considers law to give Muslims autonomy

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Videogame ‘athletes:’ Are you college scholarship material?

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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.

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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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