I really like to get my students connecting what we are learning in class with the real world. This creates engagement and further answers the question I addressed prior of “Why are we learning this? We will never use it in real life”. One way that I do this is by getting them to review different types of news articles which relate directly to the curriculum. To that end I have created this free page which indexes recent news articles which I have used in my classroom.

Science in the news--connecting science concepts with current events

Designs For EVERY Body There was a recent news article about the addition of new designs to a local corporate giant – for plus-sized customers.

Designs For EVERY Body There was a recent news article about the addition of new designs to a local corporate giant – for plus-sized customers.

There has been a longstanding connection between brain damage and fibromyalgia, but it is an area of both disorders that has come back to the forefront of research. Recent news articles about patients with undetected brain injuries being misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia, and patients with fibromyalgia being diagnosed with brain damage as a result of the fibro are giving rise to new questions about diagnosis and treatment.

The Connection Between Brain Damage and Fibromyalgia

There has been a longstanding connection between brain damage and fibromyalgia, but it is an area of both disorders that has come back to the forefront of research. Recent news articles about patients with undetected brain injuries being misdiagnosed with

Punnetts Square.  A website devoted to recent news in the field of genetic research. Many links to a variety of news articles on subjects related to genetics, from migraines to the history of dogs.

A website devoted to recent news in the field of genetic research. Many links to a variety of news articles on subjects related to genetics, from migraines to the history of dogs. Great for CCSS informational text

Industrial Hemp CBD vs Medical Marijuana CBD: Whats the difference?, Whats better?, Can I buy CBD oil? We have all seen the recent news articles showcasing CBD oil and many of us would like to get involved... but where do you start? In the event you didn’t alread

Industrial Hemp Derived CBD vs Medical Marijuana derived CBD: The definitive buyers guide to cannabidiol. We have all seen the recent news articles showcasing C

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 70 Links to Help

I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put to

Children's reading - recent news, articles, broadcasts and videos plus lots of links | Anne Harding Training

Children's reading - recent news, articles, broadcasts and videos plus lots of links - Anne Harding Training

Allergy/Immunology News Article | Association between recent acetaminophen use and asthma: Modification by polymorphism at TLR4 |5246813

Dentistry News - Osseointegration of implants with dendrimers surface characteristics installed conventionally or with Piezosurgery(R). A comparative study in the dog

Weekend Musings :: Lovely Links and Recent News Articles, 12 Apr 15 | FOREVER CHAMPAGNE

Weekend Musings :: Lovely Links and Recent News Articles, 12 Apr 15

Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) is requesting an unusual investigation: A review of his own ethics. In a letter to the House Ethics Committee released by his office on Monday, Petri said he was “distressed by the innuendo” in recent news articles questioning his congressional actions in relation to his personal stock portfolio. “To end any...

Petri seeks ethics probe — of himself

The last thing Obamacare opponent Rep. Tom Petri (R-WI) probably expected at a town hall with constituents was to learn that a member of his own staff benefits from one of the law's provisions.

I saw this recent news piece on LinkedIn and thought what a fab idea and it would be useful to track it in my Bujo.  Inspired by this article: http://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/a-23-minute-morning-r

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Image result for sam neill recent news articles

Image result for sam neill recent news articles

After transparency criticism ABA law school employment questionnaire revisions postponed - ABA Journal  Criticism over plans to change questionnaire rules for law school-funded employmentwhich some legal education critics say would negate all recent action for transparencyhas led to the council of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions ...Law Deans Argue Over How to Count Jobs They Fund Bloomberg Big Law Businessall 3 news articles  http://ift.tt/2fz9rru

After transparency criticism ABA law school employment questionnaire revisions postponed - ABA Journal Criticism over plans to change questionnaire rules for law school-funded employmentwhich some legal education critics say would negate all recent action for transparencyhas led to the council of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions ...Law Deans Argue Over How to Count Jobs They Fund Bloomberg Big Law Businessall 3 news articles http://ift.tt/2fz9rru

Chloe Moretz - A recent news article described her as an "Energizer Bunny"

Chloe Moretz - A recent news article described her as an "Energizer Bunny"

New artificial muscles made from nanotech yarns and infused with paraffin wax can lift more than 100,000 times their own weight and generate 85 times more mechanical power than the same size natural muscle, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and their international team from Australia, China, South Korea, Canada and Brazil.

UT Dallas researchers have made artificial muscles from carbon nanotube yarns that have been infiltrated with paraffin wax and twisted until coils form along their length. The diameter of this coiled yarn is about twice the width of a human hair.

NEWSELA a site for students to read recent news articles and adjust to fit their lexile level

Late last week I introduced my students to a new website: NEWSELA . It allows my students to read newsworthy informational articles on a .

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