Newspaper In Education Benefits to Students
Teaching and Learning in the Classroom
|►||Creates a desire in young people to read, with practical and fun teaching ideas.|
|►||NIE helps students develop reading skills they will need all their lives.|
|►||It increases students' vocabulary and critical thinking and reasoning skills.|
|►||Provides subject specific material to programs for all grades: Language Arts; Fine Arts; Social Studies; History; Global Issues; Economics; Science; Mathematics; Creative Writing; Creative Problem Solving across the curriculum.|
|►||Newspapers are fun to read and fun motivates learning. The newspaper adds a powerful and exciting dimension to learning.|
|►||Using the newspaper, educators will have the chance to explore some teaching strategies, approaches and resources that they may not have tried previously.|
|►||The program provides teachers with a selection of curriculum related activity kits.|
|►||It teaches students lessons in scanning, finding, sorting, processing, editing, research and recycling.|
|►||Newspapers update information contained in textbooks.|
|►||This program bridges the gap between classroom learning and the real world.|
|►||NIE makes young people better informed on community events and community programs directed at youth.|
|►||Newspapers can be cut, marked on, colored, pasted, folded - activities important to active learning, by doing and seeing.|
|►||NIE provides immeasurable opportunities for incidental learning.|
|►||It promotes life long learning using "Living History" through newspapers as "Living Textbooks"|
Today's Readers are Tomorrow's Leaders
Tell me. I'll forget.
Show me. I may remember.
Involve me. I'll understand
The degree to which a teacher enables all students to connect, feel capable and contribute is the degree to which one succeeds as a teacher, in the classroom setting. NIE is a model approach to assist teachers in achieving this goal.