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Explore the World With These 100 Country Quizzes

Explore the World With These 100 Country Quizzes

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How much do you know about Cape Verde? What about Colombia, Bangladesh or Montenegro?Since 2017, the Learning Network has been publishing a five-question “Country of the Week” quiz based on The New York Times’s travel coverage, news reporting and photojournalism to help build students’ geography skills.Each Monday morning during the school year we release a…
What Are the Places in the World That You Love Most?

What Are the Places in the World That You Love Most?

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Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021.For the past many Januaries, The New York Times has published a Travel section mainstay: a list of 52 destinations around the world, complete with gorgeous photography. Last year’s list has the tagline “We picked destinations to…
World Series

World Series

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Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 2021.“The shortest and strangest season in Major League Baseball history will finish with a clash of coasts and contrasts. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays — big spenders and bargain hunters — will crown one…
Coronavirus Quarantine May Ignite an Online Education Boom

Coronavirus Quarantine May Ignite an Online Education Boom

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The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been deemed a public health emergency and has been provoking fear for those looking to fulfill their educational dreams. This virus has emerged from China and has now been found starting to spread within the United States. This outbreak has come with many economic and social complications that…
Do You Think the World Is Getting Closer to Securing the Promise of ‘Never Again’?

Do You Think the World Is Getting Closer to Securing the Promise of ‘Never...

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What do you think? What does “Never again” me to you? Do you feel that genocide is still possible in 2020?Do you think the world has learned the lessons of history? Is international law stronger? Is education better? Is the media too omnipresent to allow a systematic campaign of hatred and violence against any minority…
World’s Big Sleep Out

World’s Big Sleep Out

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On Dec. 7, thousands of people spent the night sleeping outside in cities across the world. As explained in a recent Times article:The gathering on Saturday, called the World’s Big Sleep Out, was organized by Josh Littlejohn, the owner of a chain of Scottish sandwich shops and an advocate for providing jobs, shelter and housing…
Around the World in 5 Kids’ Games

Around the World in 5 Kids’ Games

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On every schoolyard across the world you will find games invented by children. Hand-clapping routines, rhyming stanzas and intricate rules for tiny competitions; games born of the creativity, insight and idiosyncrasy of children’s minds. In New York City’s diverse playgrounds, kids play games in Haitian Creole, Korean, Spanish, Arabic and Polish, just to name a…
Film Club: ‘How a Teen Rapper With Braces Took Over the Streaming World’

Film Club: ‘How a Teen Rapper With Braces Took Over the Streaming World’

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4. Next, join the conversation by clicking on the comment button and posting in the box that opens on the right. (Students 13 and older are invited to comment, although teachers of younger students are welcome to post what their students have to say.) 5. After you have posted, try reading back to see what…
Lesson of the Day: ‘The World Can Make More Water From the Sea, but at What Cost?’

Lesson of the Day: ‘The World Can Make More Water From the Sea, but...

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Find all our Lessons of the Day here. Lesson Overview Featured Article: “The World Can Make More Water From the Sea, but at What Cost?” The issue of water quantity and quality is increasingly a global problem. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, over 80 percent of the world is covered in water, but only…
Lesson of the Day: ‘48 Hours in the Strange and Beautiful World of TikTok’

Lesson of the Day: ‘48 Hours in the Strange and Beautiful World of TikTok’

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Find all our Lessons of the Day here. Lesson Overview Featured Article: “48 Hours in the Strange and Beautiful World of TikTok” TikTok is an app that many teenagers are already likely familiar with — adults, less so. In this feature, five critics of The New York Times with different specialties and varying familiarity with…

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