Sunday Is Father’s Day

Father’s Day, a holiday which honors fathers worldwide, is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday of June. It originated in the United States in 1910, a few years after the country began celebrating Mother’s Day. Father’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1972. (Information is from  www.history.com/topics/fathers-day.) ACTIVITY (From the NIE guide,…
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Keeping America Free By Parade Magazine

In honor of Veterans Day, Parade Magazine has published a special 4-page guide titled, Keeping America Free. Download this 8.5 x 11 4-page guide by clicking here

Sandra Day O’Connor Interview Coming Sunday In Parade

Coming Sunday in Parade Magazine … as the Supreme Court begins a new term next week, David Gergen sits down with Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female justice to talk about life after the bench and her thoughts on the current state of the court.  She also talks about an Annenberg poll that found more people could…
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How Safe Are Our Kids In A Wired World?

Coming this Sunday in Parade Magazine… Born to Be Wired By Emily Listfield Generation Wired sends thousands of texts, plays hours of games, and has hundreds of “friends” they have never even met. Find out how to keep your kids safe and healthy in a hyper-connected world.Be sure to check out and download the Cyberspace…
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Online Resources For Teaching About 9/11

Here are some online resources for teaching about 9/11 from Thinkfinity, the Verizon Foundation and Parade Classroom. September 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. To help you explain the events of 9/11, the…
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