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Welcome to The Seattle Times Newspapers In Education (NIE) program. NIE provides community sponsored electronic newspapers, learning programs and online activities to educational organizations throughout Washington state and beyond to help foster literacy and real world learning. Learn about the programs we have to offer and register today by e-mailing NIE at or calling 206/652-6290.

Curriculum Guides
Our library of curriculum guides, written by professional educators and writers across the country, addresses the most current issues in education through the use of the newspaper.

Visits/Teacher Training
The NIE Outreach Specialist is available to come to your school to run an activity using the newspaper or conduct training with your staff.

Service Issues
Service is important to us. If we don't provide the level of service that makes you happy, please don't hesitate to contact us at

Learn how to use the paper in your classroom with discussions and hands-on activities. Clock hours are available to teachers that attend our workshops.

The demand for newspapers has been tremendous. Learn how you can help support Newspapers In Education.

Lesson Plans
NIE provides a variety of daily lesson plans to use with the electronic newspaper.

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  News Break

  Sum up the News 

  Teaching News is Elementary

  Civic Minds In The Seattle Times

  Building Language Skills

  Science Time

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Welcome to NIE
Find the answers you need to get started in the classroom with this useful operating manual.


Coming Soon! Look for our New NIE website and searchable archive in October 2015.


Steering Teens to Safety special section presented by State Farm

Washington State Fair teacher's guide


BECU Your Future. Your Money Special Section


BECU Your Future. Your Money teacher's guide


Stewardship and Conservation in Agriculture special section presented by Washington Ag in the Classroom


The World War II Odyssey of King County's Japanese Americans Special Section presented by Densho


Densho: Online course for Educators


Maritime 101: Celebrating our Five Star Working Waterfronts


The Road to Wellness special section


Health Rocks! "Give Your Immune System a Boost" special section presented by Bartell Drugs


Pompeii: The Exhibition special section presented by the Pacific Science Center

Pompeii: The Exhibition teacher's guide


The Civil Right Movement educational supplement


Chief Seattle and the Lushootseed Peoples of Puget Sound Special Section

Chief Seatte and Lushootseed Peoples Washington State Historical Society Teacher's Guide


On Course Your Guide to College Planning Fall 2014 Special Section


Steering Teens to Safety special  section presented by State Farm


Take Winter By STORM special section

Seafood 101: Celebrating Local Seafood presented by The Pacific Northwest Fishing Industry, NOAA and NIE

Health Rocks! Meet the Five Senses Special Section presented by Bartell Drugs


$mart Financial Choices for Teens special section presented by BECU


What to Do to Make it Through special section on emergency preparedness


Every Day is Earth Day for Washington Farmers special section presented by Washington Ag in the Classroom


On Course Your Guide to College Planning Spring 2014 Special Section


Maritime 101: A Celebration of a Five Star Working Waterfront


Health Rocks! Your Musculoskeletal System Special Section presented by Bartell Drugs



Coast Salish Peoples Special Section

Coast Salish Peoples Teacher's Guide


Seafood 101 Special Section presented by NOAA


RACE Special Section presented by Pacific Science Center

RACE Teacher's Guide


The World War II Incarceration of Japanese Americans Special Section presented by Densho


Bartell Drugs Health Rocks! Get Inside Your Brain Special Section



Shining the Light on Your Government Special Section presented by the Washington Coalition for Open Government



Newspaper Front Page Explanation




Program locations for the week of August 31 - September 4

Monday 8/31

  • News Break lesson plan emailed today

Tuesday 9/01

  • Serial Story will resume in September, in the e-Edition of The Seattle Times

Wednesday 9/02

  • News Break lesson plan emailed today

Thursday 9/03

  • Building Language Skills lesson plan emailed today

Friday 9/04

  • Teaching News is Elementary lesson plan emailed today