teacher guides

Newspaper Test Scores
“Using the Newspaper to Improve Test Scores.” This guide is a compilation of our popular GLE and Map Moments series and can be accessed with the download code: mapguide.

Target Date Scavenger Hunts
Target date has long been a popular activity in Newspaper In Education classrooms. This resource was compiled by a group of Newspaper In Educational professional to give teachers a scavenger hunt for each state that can be used during a Target Date project. Click HERE to download using code: target

Keep It Real
Informational text and nonfiction are enjoying renewed interest and attention from the world of education. National and state standards place a high priority on students being able to read, write and think about informational materials and many state assessments include high percentages of informational text.
The newspaper is the ultimate informational text. This teacher’s guide provides educators with specific activities to help students develop and extend their ability to comprehend informational text structures and organization. Click HERE to access the guide using download code: niewk06

By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

This guide features lesson plans, activities and handouts for middle-school teachers and their students. Created by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation, the guide has been modified to correlate to Missouri’s educational standards. Click HERE to access the guide using download code: math07
Connect to the World With Newspapers
Activities in this teacher's guide are designed to help middle-school and high-school students improve their reading comprehension by making connections to self, to the world and to text through newspaper activities. The 62-page guide features 14 lesson plans, each with a student activity sheet. Also included in the guide are 14 elementary-level pages for younger students. They parallel the lesson plans and activities in the guide and focus on local and community news. All activities are correlated to Missouri’s educational learning standards. Click HERE to download the guide using download code: niewk08

Online Store Feature

2015 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00



Friday October 2nd

Doug Crews held the Missouri flag during the 129th National Newspaper Association convention flag ceremony. The theme for this year is "Show Me the Future of Newspapers. Link

Thursday October 1st

The 75th anniversary of National Newspaper Week is Oct. 4-10! This year's theme is "Power of the Press. Link

Thursday October 1st

Celebrate International Newspaper Carrier Day on Saturday, October 10! Link



Celebrate the "Power of the Press" during National Newspaper Week Oct. 4-10! | http://t.co/Lz1zs64VIe
Thursday October 1st


RT @NAAupdates: Newspaper Carrier Day is on October 10! NAA members can use our print ad to say 'thank you!' http://t.co/Jo99fkdkt3 #hatsoff
Thursday October 1st


Ethics violations handed down on negative mailers in Kansas City, Hickman Mills school board races | http://t.co/HHKG4Ei768 via @KCStar
Wednesday September 30th


Meet our 2015 Photojournalism Hall of Fame Inductees: Dean Curtis, Keith Myers and Larry S. Williams | http://t.co/5huiMCdZnn
Tuesday September 29th