Getting Preschoolers Ready To Read

Here’s an interesting article written by Kim Jacobs, National Center for Families Learning Project Manager. The article is from a literacy tab produced by the Newspaper Association of America and sponsored by VerizonReads.com.  The article focuses on getting preschoolers ready to read.   GETTING PRESCHOOLERS READY TO READ By Kim Jacobs, NCFL Project Manager Rhymes?…
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Geography Awareness Week Nov. 11 -17

Geography Awareness Week is Nov. 11 – 17.  Here are some resources you can use in the classroom.  To download, click on the following links: 3 Step Geography Challenge from National Geographic   Geographic Challenge:  Learning about Geography through the Newspaper for Grades 3-12.    Community Connections with Geography and the Newspaper Level One This…
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The Weight Of The Election

The weight of the election: an MCT OnePage, from the Chicago Tribune, analyzes the tossup states in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.  In the race for the White House, current projections put President Barack Obama slightly ahead of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.  Nine swing states, accounting for 110 electoral votes, will ultimately decide the…
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Get The News!

What do newspapers and public libraries have in common? They both present a unified approach in support of literacy, specifically in support of summer reading. Over the summer, I will be posting features from North Carolina Newspapers in Education. N.C. NIE developed the features based on themes chosen by the national Collaborative Summer Library Program…
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Mrs. Olsen’s Mass Communications Class

We had visitors on Thursday, 3/31/11 from Roseau, Minn. Each year Mrs. Olsen brings her mass communications students in grades 10-12 to the Grand Forks Herald to learn about the newspaper. The students receive the Grand Forks Herald each day during the school year through our Newspapers in Education Program. Mrs. Olsen uses the newspaper…
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