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

This Weeks's lesson:
Earthquakes kill and injure thousands in Nepal

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This Weeks's lesson:

Cosmic discoveries: NASA marks 25 years of Hubble Space Telescope payoffs

One of America's significant space achievements is a quarter-century old and still sending rewards back to Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope, launched 25 years ago this month, has brought more discoveries than NASA can count. Thanks to its deep ...

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Be a Butterfly Hero
Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Armenia marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 constitutes genocide. U.S. officials do not call the mass killings genocide, but two dozen other governments do.

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This Weeks's lesson:
Glaciers - Ice Tunnel

Melting glaciers reveal hidden tunnels within.

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-- Apr 27, 2015

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This week's word in the news: DEFAMATORY

DEFINITION:

Injurious to someone's name or reputation.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In an equally unusual turn, prosecutors fired back by calling Walker's comments inaccurate, offensive and defamatory — with Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm suggesting Walker could be criminally charged for lying.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- 04/27/2015

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This Weeks's lesson:

Illustrating the debate over drones

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Draw your own conclusions

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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.

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

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

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