Announcements for Dec 04, 2021

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.

ENHANCED. Choose to translate each article into multiple languages or choose an audio version. The full screen mode and intelligent zoom for pages and articles makes it even easier to read and navigate, plus there is a robust Table of Contents.

EDUCATIONAL. The eEdition includes all youth content that you love, plus we provide curricula such as current events & geography quizzes, writing prompts and lessons for Language Arts, STEM and Social Studies.

EFFICIENT. You receive total access 24/7 for your lesson-prep convenience. Students can access from home on any device.

EDGY. Reach your students where they live – in a digital world.

EASY-TO-USE. Search by keywords.

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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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Help students better understand the science behind how vaccines are developed and work within the body with We Engage 4 Health’s comic-style story complete with hands on activities for all age levels

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Audio

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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World scrambles to cope with coronavirus variant first seen in Botswana

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:

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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Holiday tech gifts: Check out what's new, innovative and affordable

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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What bridges should we rebuild?

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Teacher comments


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



This week's word in the news: SMASH-AND-GRAB

DEFINITION:
A theft that involves smashing a barrier, usually a display window in a shop or a showcase, grabbing valuables, and then making a quick getaway, without concern for setting off alarms or creating noise.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A security guard has died after he was shot while protecting a Bay Area television news crew covering a smash-and-grab theft, part of a rash of organized retail crime in the region.
The Los Angeles Times -- 11/29/2021



Youth Content


The Colorado State Patrol has developed the PILLAR program, an age specific curriculum targeting personal well-being and informed decision making as well as traffic safety.
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Archived youth content written for kids by kids for the digital Denver Post.

Archived Issues
Word Bank
Assessment Test
Web Links



The Mini Page has gone digital!

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NASA's Night Sky Network

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

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