Welcome to The Day’s Newspaper in Education (NIE) program!

Our NIE program provides educators in our region with a digital subscription to The Day as well as hundreds of classroom resources and curriculum to use in conjunction with the daily newspaper in the classroom.

Each week, new lesson pages become available for our NIE educators to utilize. We encourage you to check back often and integrate as many as you would like into your weekly lesson plans.

Our NIE subscriptions are available to educators (elementary – college) in our region for $1/classroom/year. Each subscription comes with unlimited digital access to theday.com, our daily ePaper, and the hundreds of resources available within this website.


Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)


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

This Week's lesson:
Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey

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This Week's lesson:

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

With Election Day still three months, this already is called "The Year of the Woman" in American politics. That's because a notably large number of female candidates are running for governor, Congress and state legislatures. Two won Democratic n...

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

 Elementary (K-4)
 Middle (5-8)
 Secondary (9-12)

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:

July was California's hottest month on record


California just sweltered through its hottest month ever recorded. July 2018 was the hottest of all, with an average statewide temperature of 79.7 degrees, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration said. And, Death Valley had an aver...

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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: 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

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
 Elementary School
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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:

Are 3-D printed guns a big threat?

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

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

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NASA's Space Place

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

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