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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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.

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Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide


Lesson plans for use with the e-Edition on Interactive White Boards

Included are basic lessons for an Elementary, Middle and Secondary classroom that can be utilized to introduce Language Arts and Social Studies activities.

Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Middle and High School Language Arts Lesson Plan
High School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary and Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

Click here to download guides from USA Weekend

Daily Science Webcasts
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.Get more info.
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Narwhals - Tubes
Tender teeth hurt, so why would an animal swimming in frigid waters have an 8-foot long sensitive tooth?
-- Apr 16, 2014

Narwhals - Legends
With its long tusk-like tooth and mottled coloration, the Narwhal has intrigued sailors and royalty alike and may have been the inspiration for the Unicorn.
-- Apr 15, 2014

Narwhals - Big Tooth
A fifteen-foot whale with an 8 foot-long tusk may sound like another fish story, but it's not!
-- Apr 14, 2014

Manatees - Molars and More
If they're napping, they can come to the surface and breathe without waking up, just by loosening the muscles that expands the air in their lungs.
-- Apr 11, 2014

Manatees - Keeping Safe
If we protect the aquatic ecosystem, we're going to protect the manatees, the fisheries, all the benefits we derive from nature.
-- Apr 10, 2014