Announcements for Aug 18, 2019

Advantages of the classroom eEdition!

Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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Media Literacy

When it comes to evaluating information that flows across social channels or pops up in a Google search, young and otherwise digital-savvy students can easily be duped.

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“Discovering You,” is an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation. The 20-part series, complete with tailored lesson plans, will roll out every Monday with 5 new videos over the next 4 weeks.

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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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Fired scientist warns of Amazon deforestation in Brazil

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:


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Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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Back-to-school sales feature new iPads, digital notebooks, locker shelves and protective backpacks

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Were debates a debacle for Dems?

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



This week's word in the news: BENEFICIAL

DEFINITION:
Producing or promoting a favorable result; advantageous; helpful.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
“If we’re talking about healthy babies that are at home with their families, there really is no research to show that it’s beneficial to provide donated milk,” said Dr. Mandy Brown Belfort, a neonatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The Boston Golbe -- 08/12/2019




Youth Content


Youth content from the Tuesday digital Denver Post. Written for and by kids!

Word Bank
Assessment Test
Web Links



The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Be a Social Helper



NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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