Teaching and Learning with Newspapers
All of us continue to look for ways to increase reading and writing in our 1:1 classrooms — specifically, the use of non-fiction, informational texts. To that end, we thought you’d be interested to learn that many newspapers offer free educational subscriptions.
Get Your Write On!
Are you an aspiring writer? Looking for ways to expand your writing prowess and get recognized for your talent? If so, check out two upcoming writing contests that will channel your inner creativity.
In 2009, District 117 checked out 69 different textbook titles to students. This year, only nine years later, we checked out 27 titles. That’s 42 fewer titles. Evidently, teachers and students alike are turning to digital sources for their curriculum development and information/research needs. We want to remind you to keep databases in mind.
Lakes and Antioch high schools are proud to subscribe to 18 databases covering a range of topics and issues. Is that enough? You tell us.
The ILC blog keeps Antioch students and staff up to date with news and events related to reading, research, technology, and more.
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