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Back by popular demand: Writers Speak to Kids

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Narwhals - Inside Out

Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.

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Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

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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 Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: consortium
Definition: A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

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Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

E-cigarettes spark discussions about health benefits and teen use

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Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

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Climate warnings grow more dire

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

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Narwhals - Inside Out

Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
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-- Apr 18, 2014



This week's word in the news: CONSORTIUM

DEFINITION:
A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Colorado State Board of Education has joined a movement advocating the state pull out of a multi-state testing consortium called — pardon the clumsy title — the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC.
The Denver Post -- 04/14/2014


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Kid Scoop Lesson Library
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Download Kid Scoop learning fun each week! These pages are available for free for one week only and are posted each Friday for use the following week.



Webliography
Find great online teaching resources in our archive of educational, kid-friendly web sites. You can find lesson plans, online, interactive learning games, videos and more with a quick search through our archives.



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Find new ideas to use the newspaper to teach across the curriculum. Lesson ideas for both print and e-edition newspapers! Print or online Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the most up-to-date text book you can find!


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