Source
Scholastic Kids Press Corps
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Teaching with the Scholastic Kids Press Corps

It's all about idea generation, research, reporting, interviewing, and writing

You can use the news generated by the Scholastic Kids Press Corps to teach important skills to your students:

  • idea generation
  • research
  • reporting
  • interviewing
  • and writing

In just four simple steps, you can have your students turning out news and feature stories that can be used in a classroom or school publication, in print or online.

Here are some quick and easy steps to follow to start your own classroom news service.

Step One: Generating Story Ideas How to brainstorm story ideas and assign stories to student reporters.

Step Two: Research Tips How to do background research on your topic and choose the people you wish to interview.

Step Three: How to Conduct an Interview How preparation and persistence guarantee a good interview.

Step Four: Writing the Article How to turn the research and interview into a vibrant, interesting story.

More Tips on Writing

How to put life, color, and action in your lead.

Quick Writing Tips for News Stories
The DOs and DON'Ts of basic journalism writing.

  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    25 Common Core Math Lessons for the Interactive Whiteboard: Grade 1

    25 Common Core Math Lessons for the Interactive Whiteboard: Grade 1

    by Steve Wyborney

    Math becomes much more fun and engaging with this collection of animated PowerPoint lessons and companion practice sheets. Each lesson focuses on a key math skill, teaching it step-by-step through simple animation and repeated practice. Students then get to hone the skill they just learned through three leveled reproducible worksheets, designed to reach every student. A great way to meet the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and get ready for assessments!

    $16.24 You save: 35%
    eBook | Grade 1
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    25 Common Core Math Lessons for the Interactive Whiteboard: Grade 1
    Grade 1 $16.24
    Add To Cart
  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Managing the Digital Classroom

    Managing the Digital Classroom

    by Adam Hyman

    Effectively integrate technology into your instruction with these classroom tested standards and ideas. From using the interactive whiteboard for everyday classroom management to using a document camera to capture students’ work for their portfolios to addressing cyber bullying, this book offers strategies, lesson ideas, and management tips for optimally using a wide variety of technological tools and helping students build 21st-century skills. Includes ready-to-use classroom management templates for the SMART Board!

    $14.29 You save: 35%
    eBook | Grades K-8
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Managing the Digital Classroom
    Grades K-8 $14.29
    Add To Cart
Privacy Policy
EMAIL THIS

* YOUR FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S EMAIL ADDRESS

MESSAGE
Here's something interesting from Scholastic.com