Announcements for Feb 20, 2018

Advantages of the classroom eEdition!

Your students live in a digital world. The eEdition is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.

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Media Literacy

When it comes to evaluating information that flows across social channels or pops up in a Google search, young and otherwise digital-savvy students can easily be duped.

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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the science, technology, engineering and math at the Olympic Winter Games.

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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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Will South Korea-North Korea thaw outlast Olympics?

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

Archive of Geography quizzes




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


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Daily Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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‘Black Panther’ makes a big impact on movie screens and beyond

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


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SpaceX sends Tesla on long test drive

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



This week's word in the news: SPECULATE

DEFINITION:
To indulge in conjectural thought.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Asked Sunday morning whether wind speeds could have contributed to the crash, Bradley said he would “not begin to speculate.”
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 02/12/2018




Youth Content


Youth content from the Tuesday digital Denver Post. Written for and by kids!

Word Bank
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Web Links



The Mini Page has gone digital!

This weeks lesson:
Who Was Frederick Douglass?



NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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