Announcements for Apr 16, 2024

Advantages of the classroom eEdition!

Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition of The Reading Eagle is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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

This Week's lesson:
Iran’s attack on Israel triggers fear of wider war

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This Week's lesson:

Feds vs. Apple: Major case tests whether iPhone breaks a 19th century law against monopolies

An 1890 law is being applied against Apple, accused by the U.S. Justice Department of hurting consumers by limiting smartphone competition. The government accuses the tech giant of violating the Sherman Act, passed by Congress 134 years ago to c...

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

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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 lesson:

Space isn't as colorful as photos make it seem


The colorful images from the James Webb Space Telescope are quite different from the grayscale version of the night sky that we can see with our own eyes. The Webb can see so far into deep space and time by using by looking at it in infrared light wh...

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The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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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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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:

How to pick a jury to judge Trump?

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This week's word in the news: COMMUNAL

DEFINITION:

Individuals who gather into social groups.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It has also proved especially deadly among some communal mammals, such as elephant seals and sea lions in South America, as well as caged fur-farmed animals in Europe.
The Los Angeles Times -- 04/15/2024

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

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