The Final Vote: The Electoral College

What is the Electoral Vote?  How many Electoral votes does each state have?  In most elections, the candidate with the most votes wins. But when it comes to picking a U.S. president, things aren’t quite that simple. Weeks after Election Day, a group of 538 people called the Electoral College will actually elect the president.…
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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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Brain Boosters

Think fast!  Sharpen your smarts with these Brain Boosters from FamilyFun Magazine and MCT.

Games On Countdown!

Coming Sunday, July 22 in Parade Magazine – Games On! Countdown to London 2012.  Catch the spirit with our 23 fun facts about the Games, past and present by Sarah Lyon and Emmett Sullivan. For more information on the 2012 Summer Games in London visit: Meet the mascots:

Newspaper Mathathon

Here’s a fun math activity called Newspaper Mathathon from KRP’s Ultimate Activity Guide.   To download and print a copy click here. Instructions – Use today’s newspaper to find the answer to the following: 1. Find the total number of pages in today’s newspaper. 2. Add the number of letters to the editor. 3. Multiply by the number…
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