Newspapers In Education Resource

Check out the new Grand Forks Herald NIE Instructional Resources link on this blog!  You’ll find over 300 instructional resources including high quality teacher guides, serial stories, student supplements, bullying/character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and the popular NIE Instructional Calendar.  There are even IWB files (Interactive White Boards)…
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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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Math With Sam: Exploring Every Day Math Problems And Answers

Young readers will discover the real-life uses for math by following a girl through her busy day in this 15-page KRP NIE tab distributed by the NIE Institute.  Download the 15-page guide by clicking here Note: if you are going to print this pdf, make sure to adjust your print setting to “fit on page”. The…
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More Math Quickie Lessons

These NIE math activities are from the NIE Institute’s 100 Ways to Use the Newspaper.   1. Race through the newspaper! You have five minutes. See how many numbers from 1-25 you can find. Circle each number as you find it.   2. Circle the largest and smallest numbers on a page. Subtract the two…
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More Math Quickie Lessons

Here are some more math quickie lessons from the Washington Times. Areas and Percents: Compute the area of the advertisements on one page of the newspaper.  What percentage of the page is used for advertisements? Do this with several different pages and different section of the newspaper, then figure the average amount of space used…
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