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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


Phagwah - Meaning

The most joyful festival of the Indo-Caribbean culture is in early spring. Phagwah is a celebration of the rebirth of nature and the spirit of young love.
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-- Mar 5, 2015


Online Extras (Updated every Monday)

Put the Tribune-Herald to work in your classroom


'Modern Family's' Apple-Centric Episode Lives Up To The Hype

Discussion prompts & video archive.


Cartoon-like emojis soon will look as diverse as their text messaging users around the world

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive

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

This week's lesson:

Giuliani finds little love for comments

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


Russian opposition leader shot dead in Moscow

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: WHIMSICAL

DEFINITION:
Spontaneously fanciful or playful; given to whims; capricious; quaint, unusual, or fantastic.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
whimsical new plans unveiled by Google to expand its corporate headquarters captivated its hometown city and the world Friday, the latest step by a tech giant to catapult Silicon Valley from tilt-up office dullsville to a region of architectural landmarks.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/02/2015



NIESpecial Report


Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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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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