Announcements for Aug 18, 2018

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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Brought to you by NBC Learn in celebration of National Women’s History Month.

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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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Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey

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

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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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‘Year of the Woman:’ More female candidates win nominations and have a larger role across the country

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Are 3-D printed guns a big threat?

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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: SIPHON

DEFINITION:
To take funds, especially illegally or deceitfully, from another source in small increments.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
According to Forbes, Ross is alleged to have siphoned or stolen more than $120 million from business partners and customers.
The Boston Globe -- 08/13/2018




Youth Content


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

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Getting Along at Home



NASA's Space Place

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

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