Getting the Message Across
Students discover the emergence of e-mail as a popular communication tool and explore its impact on society. They consider the advantages and disadvantages of different types of communication tools in various creative contexts.
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Don't Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided is a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which...
9th - 11th Health
Paper Is Not Dead
Now that much of people's lives center around their electronic devices, paper is being used less often. However, sometimes you do need paper. Have your class brainstorm the uses of paper and of electronic devices and compare their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Now I Get It!—Improving Comprehension with Newspapers
Celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, Newspapers in Education Week recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. This 2007 guide is packed with lessons, activities, a...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Seuss and Read Across America
What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement...? This is the driving question of a research project that requires scholars to find information about Dr. Seuss' life and work. Class members write a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Pony Express: The Fastest Delivery of a Message Across America
Students study the success and failure of the Pony Express. In this Pony Express lesson, students use various resources and materials to study the Pony Express. Students research topics related to the Pony Express and prepare...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Packets and Making a Reliable Internet
That's not what I said! My message did not arrive in the correct order! Introduce the concept of packets and the transmission control protocol used to send and receive information over the Internet. The class participates in an unplugged...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering