GREAT EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR THE CLASSROOM!
Let The Roanoke Times help you with your classroom instruction with our special programs, or try a few of the great resources linked below to incorporate into your curriculum planning.
Each month we will feature themed supplements for classroom use.
These resources include teacher guides, serial stories, student supplements, character education, subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules and the popular NIE instructional calendar. All are focused on using the newspaper to enhance your teachings in each subject!
To download these resources, go to: www.nieteacher.org/rtnie
Published on Wednesdays during the school year, The Edge is a page for teens, by teens. Featuring articles, artwork and photographs from local high school students, it's a great way to get junior high and high school kids engaged in reading and learning.
You can view the edge by going here: www.roanoke.com/theedge/wb/xp-index
Developed to help student in grades 2-8 improve their math skills interactively. Features include; game room, flashcards, math word find puzzles, practice worksheets, and more.
Explore the wonders of science with Bill Nye the Science Guy. Questions, answers, experiments, episode guides, and more await you at this exciting resource.
Newspaper in Education Presents: An Interactive Study of Civil Rights for Black History Month 2011
The newspaper plays a vital role in this guide, which features lesson plans, activities and handouts for middle-school students. (Grades 6-8, Math)
A fun searchable and subject specific homework resource for all ages
Let history repeat itself every day in your classroom. This website offers: a 'History Channel Classroom Calendar', teacher newsletters, live web casts, speech archives, and countless ideas from teachers.
Grade level categories for valuable elementary, middle and high school homework sources for English, math, science, history, art, music, technology, foreign language, college prep, health, life skills and much more.
Interactive student health science activities and teacher lesson plans that include teacher-led activities, student games and web quests.
Personalized help, virtual tutors and a web directory of homework help sites for high school level and above students.
Encourage geography education for students. Promote natural and cultural conversation and inspire students through new media and vibrant exhibitions and live events. (all ages)
A great "One-Stop Research" source of pictures, articles, maps, and more — perfect for reports, presentations, and projects.
Check out this exciting world of videos, activities, games, and stories.
Packed with teaching tools to help parents of 3-6 year olds develop a love of learning in their children.
This program delivers teacher guides and current events quizzes every week. Guide includes a calendar, reader involvement programs, classroom activities, and more.
Key Concept: Current Events
Available Online: Weekly
TeacherVision, used by half a million preK - 12 teachers every month, is the one-stop teacher resource for grade specific lesson plans, classroom management advice, student activities, educational printables, and more.