Announcements for Nov 17, 2017

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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10 new videos and lessons
This 2nd installment completes the 20-part series and continues the exploration of aviation technology and the social impact of war on our nation and the world.

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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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Tensions rise after Lebanon’s prime minister ‘quits’

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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Get used to cars without drivers because they're starting to roll out of labs and onto streets

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Do corporations need a big tax cut?

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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: RAMIFICATIONS

DEFINITION:
Something that is the result of an action, decision, etc.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The political ramifications are big and at least on paper favors Democrats, as Puerto Ricans tend to vote for the party.
The Tampa Bay Times -- 11/13/2017




Youth Content


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

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Assessment Test
Web Links



Become a Youth Reporter

Community Journalism for kids under the age of 14! Join our fun community of writers to post blogs & stories.

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The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Mini Page Hero: Jimmy Carter



NASA's Space Place

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

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