Check Out This School Year’s NIE Supplement Schedule!

Welcome back to a new school year!  I am pleased to present our 2012-2013 NIE Supplement Schedule.  Newspapers in Education supplements or tabs are featured once, sometimes twice a month, during the school year in CLASSROOM COPIES ONLY of the Grand Forks Herald. Tabs deal with a variety of topics and age levels. They also…
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Demonstrating Courage

Olympic athletes are very brave, don’t you think? They train incredibly hard for many years to be good enough to participate in the Olympics. They compete against the greatest athletes in the entire world! Think for a moment about an Olympic diver. She slowly climbs up all those steps to the high dive and positions…
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Character Education Series “Caring”

Take a moment to think about all the people who care about you. There’s probably a very long list of concerned individuals. Your parents, your brothers and sisters, your aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, friends, teachers, doctors, neighbors. — Whew!  That’s an awful lot of caring.  You’re in very good hands! Now it’s time to give…
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The Avengers And Character Ed Newspaper Activities

“The Avengers” movie hits screens on May 4th. With all of the excitement and talk about the movie and superheroes, here are some character education activities you can use with the newspaper. They are taken from the KRP tab, Making a Difference distributed by the NIE Institute What does “heroic” mean to you? Do you…
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Quite A Character!

Who is your favorite comic strip character? Why do you like this character? How would you describe this character to someone who has never read the comic strip? Draw or paste a picture of the character on a piece of paper. Write down three words that describe how the character looks. Next write down three…
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