Welcome to Newspapers in Education

Newspapers in Education is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing them with weekly copies of The Hutchinson Leader.

For more info and to start getting newspapers delivered to your classroom just circulation or give us a call at (320) 753-3657.

Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)



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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We'd love your input! We Engage 4 Health develops stories to share health information with the community in an interesting and engaging way. Help us with this research project testing the power of these stories and various formats by taking this quick survey. We’ll send you an imprinted fabric face mask to help you keep yourself and others safe! Thank you!

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The Coronavirus Learning Companion features comic-basis stories and hands-on-activities for all age levels to help better understand the purpose and science behind COVID-19 public health recommendations.

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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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NASA's Night Sky Network

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

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


Covid-19 vaccine tests are under way with U.S. goal of 300 million doses ‘by January’

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Is politics tampering with the mail?

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


Lebanon’s people blame political leaders for massive explosion

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


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


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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This week's word in the news: NONSENSICAL

DEFINITION:
Conceived or made without regard for reason or reality; foolish, senseless, fatuous, or absurd.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Willmeng is suing the 546-bed hospital to get his job back, saying his actions were compelled by personal safety, and the policy behind his May 8 firing was nonsensical.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 08/10/2020


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