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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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Back by popular demand: Writers Speak to Kids

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Termites: It's All in the DNA

Scientists are hoping to find a shortcut to hydrogen power- by studying the microbes found in a termite's gut.

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Uranium workers dying after working Namibia mine, report warns

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: statute
Definition: A written law passed by a legislative body.
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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NIE Special Report

Back by popular demand

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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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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Uranium workers dying after working Namibia mine, report warns

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

Archive of Geography quizzes

‘Boston Strong’ spirit and strict security mark Monday marathon, shadowed by 2013 blasts

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Why Isn't The K.C. Shooting Suspect A 'Terrorist?'

Discussion prompts & video archive.

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

This week's lesson:

Climate warnings grow more dire

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Archive of past lessons
Teacher comments


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


Audio

Daily Science Webcasts


Termites: It's All in the DNA

Scientists are hoping to find a shortcut to hydrogen power- by studying the microbes found in a termite's gut.
Play Audio
-- Apr 25, 2014


This week's word in the news: STATUTE

DEFINITION:
A written law passed by a legislative body.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Why Hernandez, mayor of Miami-Dade County’s second-largest city, can’t be charged with violating Florida’s loan-sharking laws is clear: The statute of limitations — one year — ran out long ago.
The Miami Herald -- 04/21/2014


Resources for the K-3 crowd

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Kid Scoop Lesson Library
Search through hundreds of lessons in our lesson database. Search by subject, grade & skill!


Kid Scoop Download Edition
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.



Kid Scoop Teachers
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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