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The Florida Times-Union and The St. Augustine Record and your school!

Newspapers in Education provides teachers with newspaper e-editions and useful, interesting, and innovative curriculum to enhance learning and help students meet the challenges of the future. Teachers receive newspaper e-editions and curriculum at no cost to them thanks to the support of the community and local business sponsors.

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Science Behind the News

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Sounds of All Saints' Day

A gospel song and a graveyard party: the unique sounds of New Orleans on the Day of the Dead.

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Gunman attacks Canada's Parliament

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.

Get This Week in History

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: palliative
Definition: Relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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Contact Information

The St. Augustine Record
Jeanette Bradley
904-819-3452
jeanette.bradley@morris.com

The Florida Times-Union
(904) 359-4447
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Science Behind the News

NBC Learn, in partnership with he National Science Foundation, explores the science, technology, engineering and math found in current events. This 7-week series helps connect fundamental STEM topics to real-world news stories.

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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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Gunman attacks Canada's Parliament

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

Cable TV and dish antennas lose popularity as digital streaming expands

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Free Math App Is A Teacher's Worst Nightmare

Discussion prompts & video archive.

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Classroom Caption Contest!
Win a book by creating a caption for this week's lesson

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Distant trouble becomes nearby 'crisis'

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


Audio

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Sounds of All Saints' Day

A gospel song and a graveyard party: the unique sounds of New Orleans on the Day of the Dead.
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-- Oct 31, 2014


This week's word in the news: PALLIATIVE

DEFINITION:
Relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He is receiving palliative care, and doctors have told the former mayor the next step is hospice care.
The Boston Globe -- 10/27/2014


Resources for the K-3 crowd

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Kid Scoop Teachers
Find new ideas to use the newspaper to teach across the curriculum. Lesson ideas for both print and e-edition newspapers!


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Kid Scoop Parents Information
Tips for helping your child succeed in school and life, fun educational activities, recipes, crafts, book reviews and more.


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Kid Scoop
A multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, online learning games, comprehension and vocabulary activities, video, web-quest resources, family involvement activities and more!


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Kid Scoop Activity Pages
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Kid Scoop Lesson Library
Lessons Ideas for using the e-edition and print edition of the newspaper in the classroom.


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Kid Scoop’s own artist, Jeff Schinkel, shows you how to draw things with step-by-step directions.


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