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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


Mushrooms - DNA

Thanks to DNA testing, scientists are learning that the majority of micororganisms in soil are fungi which bring vital elements to plant life.
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-- Oct 30, 2014


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

This week's lesson:

Distant trouble becomes nearby 'crisis'

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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

NIESpecial Report


Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

Click here to view this weeks material



Free Math App Is A Teacher's Worst Nightmare

Discussion prompts & video archive.



This week's word in the news: PALLIATIVE

DEFINITION:
Relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He is receiving palliative care, and doctors have told the former mayor the next step is hospice care.
The Boston Globe -- 10/27/2014




Gunman attacks Canada's Parliament

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Cable TV and dish antennas lose popularity as digital streaming expands

-- 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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