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Announcements for Aug 22, 2014

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Students Grades 7 – 11 can submit an essay or work of art.

Submission Deadline Extended to September 30, 2014. Prize values increased! $5000 first place prize.

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NIE Special Report

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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter

National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.

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Online Extras (Updated every Monday)


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



Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Fatal police shooting of unarmed teen focuses national attention on Ferguson, Missouri

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!

This week's lesson:

Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?

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Daily Science Webcasts


Big Horn Sheep - Superb Desert Dwellers

Desert big horn sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.
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-- Aug 22, 2014



This week's word in the news: STRUCTURED

DEFINITION:
Having a well-defined structure or organization; highly organized.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The school environment is highly structured, with a focus on safety and high behavioral standards.
The Denver Post -- 08/18/2014