Educator Lessons

Ready Set Winter Break

Winter break is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time for the holidays! Check out our Ready, Set, (Winter) Break! guide for fun things to do over the break, how to beat cabin fever, healthy eating and more!

Be on the lookout for our holiday activity page in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday,...

Archery

In partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation , Newspapers in Education is exploring archery. Nearly everyone can succeed at archery, regardless of age, size or physical ability. Studies show that archery programs:

Increase self-esteem Encourage physical activity Get kids outside! Can become an after-school activity MORE!

Content provided by the National Archery in the Schools Program...

Mizzou Minutes

It is often recommended that we read at least 20 minutes each day. Set a weekly goal for yourself and record the number of minutes that you read daily, along with what you are reading for a chance to win 2 tickets + parking to an upcoming Mizzou basketball game! Winners will be chosen at random.

All...

Wonderland

How can you march to the beat of your own drum when you’re still writing the song? Part theater, part rock concert, all of your favorite characters are here in this new take on Lewis Carroll’s beloved, poetic tale of self-actualization. Director Jamie McKittrick and Music Director Lamar Harris lead a cast of actors/musicians playing an eclectic mix of...

Lewis & Clark

Newspapers in Education is celebrating The Monumental Return of Lewis & Clark with Explore St. Louis in this four-part classroom series.

Follow the Corps of Discovery as they embark on their expedition and the events they encountered along the way. Explore mapping with your students and discover the impact their expedition had over time.

Thank...

Sky Zone

In partnership with Sky Zone Chesterfield , Newspapers in Education is exploring physics and the Scientific Method in a whole new way! Explore the Scientific Method, Newton's Laws of Motion and more with a unique aerial twist.

Science + Trampolines = High flying, learning FUN!

For the complete curriculum and to learn more about Skyience...

Creative Writing

Most people read the newspaper for local, national and world news. Others like to check their stocks, do the crossword puzzles or follow their favorite sports teams.

Check out these lessons on how to use the newspaper in a different way - creating poetry!

Special thanks to YourWords STL for creating and implementing these lessons...

Check out Newspapers in Education for scary good activities this Halloween!

Looking for Halloween alternatives for your classroom or school? Check out a few of our ideas below:

Design a classroom celebration that revolves around the literary work of your students choice -- Harry Potter, for example! Host a "Boo Bash" after school hours for students...
Computer Coding 101

Drive innovation and creativity in your classroom. Join Scratch the Cat in this four-part series with Maryville University engaging students in the world of computer coding. Learn how to:

Introduce coding to your students Join the online coding community Apply critical thinking skills to the coding process Explore the coding environment and create projects

You must be...

This 78th annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America. The theme this year's campaign is “Journalism matters. Now more than ever.” .

During National Newspaper Week 2018, let’s work together to recognize the important role that newspapers play in our society today.

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