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B & O Towing
C & G Electric Inc.
CBS Mechanical Services Inc.
City Parc
DATCU
Denton Lawn Sprinkler Inc.
Fulton Supply & Recycling
Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village
Hicks Lighting Protection
Key Custom Homes
MagicLamp Networks Inc.
Peterbilt Division Office
Peterbilt Motors Company
Title Resources
Work Environmental
Advanced Auto Repair
Advent Air Conditioning Inc.
Auto Body of Denton
Carpetsplus
Classic Denton
Cupboard Natural Foods & Cafe
Deluxe Nails and Spa
Design Classics
Eikon Consultant Group, LLC
Floyd Smith Concrete Inc
Holly's Gardens & Florist
Jostens Inc
Lily of the Desert
Little Guy Movers
Lone Star AgCredit
Nelson + Morgan Architects, Inc.
Roto Rooter Plumbers
Sidewalk Cafe
Stuff Hotel
Teague Nall & Perkins, Inc
United Copper Industries
Yvette Vernor Dye DDS

Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)

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

This Week's lesson:
Russia trying to take over Belarus, leader says

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This Week's lesson:

Attention focuses on school and work hairstyle policies that affect mainly African Americans

DeAndre Arnold, 18, didn't expect to make national headlines during his senior year at a high school near Houston. But that's what happened after he was suspended last month for refusing to cut his shoulder-length dreadlock hairstyle, a stance h...

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

 Elementary (K-4)
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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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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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This Week's lesson:

Animated GIFs Have Major Reach — And Television Is Capitalizing On It


Programs like the Oscars, the Super Bowl and "The Bachelor" are capitalizing on the GIF format to extend their reach beyond the TV screen. Less than a week after the 2020 Academy Awards, a GIF of comedians Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig garnered more ...

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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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This week's word in the news: TENURE

DEFINITION:

A status granted after a trial period to a teacher or professor that gives protection from summary dismissal.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Lupita Montoya, who holds a doctorate from Stanford University, was denied both tenure and a chance to re-review her application after working in the college’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering since 2010.
The Boulder Daily Camera -- 02/17/2020

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
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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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This Week's lesson:

Is the justice system being harmed?

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Explore ways to a healthier lifestyle in this ten-part video series highlighting tips for children on how relationships and mental and physical health can foster a positive living environment.

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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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