Media in Education is a powerful and exciting digital resource providing FREE educational programs to participating teachers and students. The programs for the 2015-2016 school year are listed below along with the program availability. Pigskin Geography, Piskin, Jr., Kids Scoop News and the serial stories will be posted in PDF format throughout the school year. Once posted, the programs are archived and available for the entire school year for you to access at your convenience.
Click on the cover graphic for the program to access the content.
Weekly Lessons and the topical weekly content that is part of the Weekly Content can be accessed from the Weekly Lessons icon at the bottom of the page.
August - January - Pigskin Geography (Grades 5-12) - Discover how you can use this 17-week program to get students EXCITED about geography. Students enjoy learning U.S. geography by tracking the travels of competing NFL teams all season using the E-Edition of your area newspaper. Students do not need to know the rules of football to enjoy this educational challenge.Read More
August - December - Pigskin, Jr (Grades 2-4) - Learning about geography is funiwth Pigskin, Jr! The program follows the NFL teams as they travel across the United States to thier destination cities. Studens do not have to know anything about football or the rules to participate in these weekly learning activities. A teacher's guide is included with the program.
August - July - Kid Scoop News - A monthly online tabloid for students grades 2 through 8. Each month is packed with pencil-grabbing games, brain teasers and showcases student writing and artwork. There are a set of weekly Kid Scoop activity pages in addition to the monthly Kid Scoop News. Each set of activity pages features a high-interest theme withRead More
August - July - Weekly Lessons - All lessons are desgned to be used directly with your E-Edition as a 'living textbook' in the classroom. The multiple lesson options are targeted to middle and upper grade levels and are excellent interactive tools designed to meet core cirriculum learning objectives.
A description of each of the weekly lessons are listed below.