Newspaper:
Username:
Password:
Click here for login help

About NIE

Teachers, give your students the world at their fingertips, at no cost to you!

Winner of 20 Pulitzer Prizes, the Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC) provides the best journalism in South Florida. MHMC's NewsMedia in Education (NIE) program strives to promote literacy through readership, at no cost to participating classroom teachers.

Today's students want immediate news and entertainment in a digitized format using the latest software, and that's what NIE offers, with complete access to the Miami Herald Digital Newspaper and other resources. For Spanish lessons, teachers turn to the award-winning el Nuevo Herald - one of our nation's premier Spanish-language newspapers.

NIE provides subject-specific lesson plans for every grade level that are compatible with the Florida Standards.

Our NewsMedia in Education (NIE) program is entirely funded through subscriber donations and sponsorships from advertisers. Access to the digital newspaper as well as any printed themed sections are freely available to all Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe County school teachers who request it.

Why educators should use the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald in the classroom.

  • Service to the NIE Website is available 24/7 wherever there is Internet connection!
  • ESOL Friendly
  • Differential Instruction and Learning Styles
  • NIE offers a Higher Order of Thinking (HOT)

Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)

Use the Miami Herald to spark classroom discussions.
This week's quiz
Quiz Archive
Print this quiz


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

This Weeks's lesson:
Beatification draws huge crowds in El Salvador

Click here to take the quiz

Click here for the Quiz Archive


This Weeks's lesson:

See why the Twitter newcomer behind @POTUS is ‘a big deal’

Barack Obama joins dozens of presidents, prime ministers and even the pope by now tweeting from a new account described as his personal feed. It launched last week as @POTUS, which stands for President of the United States. Last week's first twe...

Click here to read more


Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

Click here for activities


President Barack Obama said climate change poses a risk to global security, during a commencement address to the graduating class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Rising seas, thawing permafrost and longer wildfires caused by warmer global temperatures threaten U.S. military bases and will change the way the armed services defend the country, Obama said.

View This Week's New Video!


This Weeks's lesson:
Kincentric Ecology - Today

The culture of the Raramuri people is a model for a more sustainable way of life in our modern industrialized world.

Play Audio
-- May 29, 2015

Listen to more


This week's word in the news: INSIDIOUS

DEFINITION:

Causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said the Higher One scam was “further evidence of the insidious and widespread nature” of stolen IDs and tax-refund fraud in South Florida.
The Miami Herald -- 05/25/2015

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
 Elementary School
 Middle School
 High School

This Weeks's lesson:

The power of 'what we know now'

Click here to download this lesson


The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return with the September 14 lesson!

Click here for over 200 archived lessons


New materials from Miami University’s Fighting With Food project focuses on the process of inquiry and helps teachers engage their students in the topic of toxicants and the role nutrient dense foods in helping to combat their effects with a new graphic story style format.

Click here for the materials


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

View This Week in History


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

 Elementary (K-4)
 Middle (5-8)
 Secondary (9-12)

Free lesson plans and games for learning civics
Click here to visit iCivics.org