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No Delivery this Friday 3/29/13

§ March 27th, 2013 § Filed under NIE News § No Comments

Attention NIE Teachers: There will be no paper delivery this Friday, 3/19/13 for the Good Friday school holiday. Delivery will resume on Monday, 4/1/13. The online Smart Edition will still be available.

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Congratulations to the Smart Edition Raffle winner!

§ March 22nd, 2013 § Filed under NIE News § No Comments

Our Spring Smart Edition Raffle is now over! We are pleased to announce Katrina Hegeman as the winner of a new iPad Mini! Katrina is a journalism teacher at Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School.

You can still order the Smart Edition for your classroom here.

No delivery tomorrow, Tuesday 3/19/13, due to snow

§ March 18th, 2013 § Filed under NIE News § No Comments

Attention NIE Teachers! Due to the anticipated snow for tomorrow, there will be no delivery of papers. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Smart Edition will still be available, as always.

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Celebrate National Wildlife Week March 18-24

§ March 18th, 2013 § Filed under Current Events, Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Science, Teacher resources § No Comments

Image from National Wildlife Federation

Today starts the 75th annual National Wildlife Week, themed "Branching out for Wildlife." Check out the NIE Teacher Blog for activity guides from the National Wildlife Federation that will inspire your students to appreciate and sustain local wildlife and the environment.

Read the blog here.

No Delivery for Suffolk County Schools on Monday

§ March 15th, 2013 § Filed under NIE News § No Comments

NIE Teachers: There will be no delivery to schools in Suffolk County only on Monday 3/18/13 due to the Evacuation Day holiday. Delivery will resume on Tuesday 3/19/13. The online Smart Edition will still be available.

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Students invest time with state treasurer

§ March 7th, 2013 § Filed under Computers and Technology, Current Events, High School, Marketing, Math, NIE News § No Comments

 

Students taking part in the Herald’s StoxSmart competition had a chance to meet with State Treasurer Steven Grossman earlier this week. They chatted over ice cream about the unpredictability of the stock market and trusting your instincts.

The students, who have the chance to change their portfolios this week, gained valuable insight in investments, finances, and making decisions that will surely help them in the competition.

Read the full article here.

Activities for Women’s History Month

§ March 6th, 2013 § Filed under History, Teacher resources § No Comments

March is Women’s History Month! Celebrate with your students using these activity guides about notable women throughout history.

Learn about the history behind women’s fight for suffrage here and how World War II changed women’s roles in society here with these Smithsonian Institute activity guides.

Did you know that women are responsible for hang gliders, windshield wipers, and shopping bags? This NIE guide highlights women inventors and their accomplishments. This contributes to the theme for this year’s Women’s History Month: Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

This EDSITEment! Curriculum guide shows that behind each president was a strong First Lady shaping and leading the country.