NNW Part 2: Watchdog For The Public

It’s National Newspaper Week and the Kentucky Press Association was kind enough to provide us with some educational material. Each day, this week, we will have newspaper activities for you to do with your students.  The theme is Press Freedom.    AT ISSUE:  NEWSPAPERS                                                      Watchdog for the public A. Politics and government – The press…
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NNW Part 1: Press Freedom

It’s National Newspaper Week and the Kentucky Press Association was kind enough to provide us with some educational material.  Each day, this week, we will have newspaper activities for you to do with your students.  The theme is Press Freedom. AT ISSUE: NEWSPAPERS                                                                      Press freedom: whose right is it, anyway? The freedom of the press…
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It’s National Newspaper Week!

National Newspaper Week begins today!  The Kentucky Press Association was kind enough to provide us with some educational material to share. We’ll kick off the week with an NIE column today compiled by Susan Morgan of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. Beginning Monday and every day this week, we will have newspaper activities for you to do with your…
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Do You Have A Role Model?

STS-124 Mission Specialist Karen L. Nyberg. Photo Credit: NASA What does “heroic” mean to you?  Do you think of daring acts of bravery? Strong leadership? Triumph over great odds?  Outstanding achievements in sports or entertainment?  Heroism takes many forms, including these. There are as many ways to be heroic as there are individual lives. Ordinary…
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Activity – Focus On Bullying

Bullying can be physical, verbal or emotional and I think it is something we have all experienced at one time. How do we deal with bullies?  What can you do to help kids who are being bullied?  I found this wonderful resource called “Focus on Bullying” that answers these questions and many more.  This supplement is an adaptation…
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