Newsletter: January 2016
Here is the latest NIE news, please be sure to share with your students and other teachers.
Facebook Contest – Like Us and win $50!
Could you use a $50 gift card? Well, if you like our NIE Facebook page you could win one! This is our new page where we have begun posting timely information about our programs and contests as well as other fun and informative information for teachers and students. We would really like to connect and interact with you on this social platform, so we are having our first Facebook contest. Once we reach 500 LIKES, we will have a drawing and give the winner a $50 Gift Card! Please like our page today and share out with other teachers, family members and friends! To go to our Facebook page, click here.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 18)
Supplement: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Celebrate Black History
This supplement provides a biography, an overview of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s upbringing, and the history of his most important achievements.
National Drug Facts Week (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1)
Supplement: Stay Smart, Don’t Start: The Truth About Drugs and Alcohol
This new supplement provides truth and research about drugs and alcohol for teens, parents, teachers, and the local community and how they can work together on this important issue. It was published in partnership with Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), PhRMA, and CHPA.
Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1)
Supplement: The Football Fan Fare guide, which provides educationally sound activities pertaining tot he newspaper and the sport of football in the content areas of language arts, social students, science and mathematics
Museum Day (Feb. 6)
Check out the local museums that are offering half price or free admission here.
2016 Water Spots Video Contest
There is still time for your middle and high school students to enter the 2016 Water Spots Video Contest. The contest challenges teens to create compelling and original 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos on a select water efficiency topic. Cash prizes available! Click here to get all the details.
Verifying your NIE e-Edition Subscription
Per the terms of your order, subscription verification forms will be sent out twice per year to collect your signature — confirming that you placed the order and are using the e-Edition for educational purposes. We began sending out the first form to you in December and will continue through January. Please be sure to look for this form in your inbox. It may come either from Sheila Shah or AssureSign (also check your spam as well). This new process will make signing, collecting and confirming your subscription more efficient for you and for us! Please be sure to sign as soon as you get the form as this information is required for an internal audit so that can continue providing our services to teachers at no charge.