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Weekly News Quiz for Students: Covid Hot Spots, Iran Blackout, Amazon Vote

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Covid Hot Spots, Iran Blackout, Amazon Vote

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Sightings of unidentified objects in 2020 nearly doubled in New York State from the previous year, to about 300, according to data compiled by the National U.F.O. Reporting Center. They also rose by about 1,000 nationwide, to more than 7,200 sightings. Which TWO factors are most likely for the surge?
Live Panel for Students: Covering the Climate Crisis

Live Panel for Students: Covering the Climate Crisis

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Climate change is one of the most monumental news stories of our time. We know that the planet has already started experiencing alarming trends related to this crisis, from increasing frequency of wildfires and floods to more intense storms and droughts to melting ice and rising sea levels.But how do you report on a worldwide…
Weekly News Quiz for Students: Infrastructure Plan, Myanmar, Lil Nas X

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Infrastructure Plan, Myanmar, Lil Nas X

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The Times reported last week that Myanmar’s security forces had arrested at least 56 reporters, outlawed online news outlets and crippled communications by cutting off mobile data service, as the military seeks to stamp out dissent after it seized power in a coup d’état on Feb. 1. Which country shown above is Myanmar?
Weekly News Quiz for Students: Mass Shootings, ‘Justice League,’ Volcanic Eruption

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Mass Shootings, ‘Justice League,’ Volcanic Eruption

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Above is an image related to one of the news stories we followed over the past two weeks. Do you know what it shows? At the bottom of this quiz, you’ll find the answer. Have you been paying attention to the news recently? See how many of these 10 questions you can get right.
What Students Are Saying About Mentors, Uncomfortable School Assignments and Snitching

What Students Are Saying About Mentors, Uncomfortable School Assignments and Snitching

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A teacher in elementary school once assigned a “family crest” assignment. We were meant to explore websites such as Ancestry.com and find family crests associated with our last names. In the computer lab, I raised my hand. “I can’t find a family crest!” I am Korean-American … Other kids in the class raised their hands…
What Students Are Saying About Supporting Struggling Students, Connecting With Their Heritage and Hidden Truths

What Students Are Saying About Supporting Struggling Students, Connecting With Their Heritage and Hidden...

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Connecting Through FoodWhite sandy beaches, tropical bright-colored fruits, and sunny days spent with family used to be my reality. My grandparents’ house in Cebu used to be my second home. Tan lines and sunburn used to be what I complained about — now they’re what I long for. After the Covid-19 virus hit, the distance…
Lesson of the Day: ‘What Students Are Saying About Race and Racism in America’

Lesson of the Day: ‘What Students Are Saying About Race and Racism in America’

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Oh, and there’s one catch: You can only use 10 words or fewer. Here’s Mr. Gold’s example: “I am a gay, Jewish-American, millennial, fitness-obsessed journalist.” How would you complete your “I am” statement in 10 words or fewer? Think about all parts of your identity: race, ethnicity, religion, gender, class, sexuality, passions and hobbies. What…
Weekly News Quiz for Students: Winter Storms, Mars Rover, Tennis Champion

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Winter Storms, Mars Rover, Tennis Champion

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Brutal winter storms on Feb. 14 brought snow and ice to a large part of the country, resulting in power outages, car accidents, disruptions to vaccine distribution and more than 50 deaths. Almost a week later, nearly half the population of remained under boil-water advisories after freezing temperatures overwhelmed systems providing clean water.
What Students Are Saying About Summer School, Outspoken Athletes and Zoom Mishaps

What Students Are Saying About Summer School, Outspoken Athletes and Zoom Mishaps

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The National Football League (NFL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and several major sports leagues attract millions of fans from across the country and the world. It isn’t expected for athletes to only be athletes with these huge platforms. I believe athletes can use their platforms to spread important messages and act as influencers. More…
What Students Are Saying About Renaming Schools, Creative Expression and Social Media Trends

What Students Are Saying About Renaming Schools, Creative Expression and Social Media Trends

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Although I understand why the board of education would want to rename schools named after figures tied to racism, sexism, and slavery, I agree with Yukina Grady in that they should be more focused on other problems that are much more important. There is still a lot of work to be done on bringing students…

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