Welcome to Media in Education
The Bee's Media in Education (M.I.E.) program is a cooperative effort between schools, the community and The Sacramento Bee. The goal of M.I.E. is to: (1) educate, inform and inspire, (2) provide educational resources to classroom teachers, and (3) provide learning opportunities that engage students. M.I.E. encourages lifelong learning through the use of The Bee's electronic news and information services, and other community educational resources. The M.I.E. program provides e-Edition subscriptions to teachers, special projects based on important themes, lesson plans, and innovative activities relevant to students and teachers in Sacramento and throughout Northern California. M.I.E. is The Bee's online classroom and your partner for success.
2012-2013 Classroom Subscription
We are now taking orders for the 2012-2013 school year. Connect your students to our community and the world with the electronic edition of The Sacramento Bee. Young readers see the newspaper as a dependable and complete source of information. The e-Edition of The Bee is delivered at a time, place and in a format that is attractive to them. Your students can log on and read The Bee from any computer, laptop or tablet, whether at school or at home. The e-Edition has the same news, sports, features, business and entertainment as the print edition. There is even a new educational section inserted in the e-Edition every week on topics important to your students. The e-Edition has exciting features that make using the newspaper easier. Your students can do quick searches, access a 30-day archive, save their favorite articles and even email them to friends. [READ MORE]
Each week we insert a new student supplement inside the e-Edition of The Bee. The next supplement, called "Get Fit," will get your students committed to achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Five of the 16 pages are devoted to nutrition; the balance to healthful physical activity. Look for this new student supplement inside the electronic edition of The Bee May 21, 2013. This is a good topic for Fitness Month, which is May.
You may preview this supplement, as well as others that were previously published. We have student supplements on a variety of topics for all grade levels. [READ MORE]
Breast Cancer 101
On March 14, Angelina Jolie made headlines across the country when The New York Times published an op-ed piece written by Jolie in which she revealed that she had a double mastectomy. Read her op-ed, My Medical Choice, to learn about the reasons for her decision. Despite the public relations frenzy, how much do you know about breast cancer -- its symptoms, statistics, and treatment options? What questions do you have? Follow Jolie's lead and learn more about breast cancer. [READ MORE]
Aditya Mishra Wins Spelling Bee
Aditya Mishra, a sixth-grader from Excelsior Elementary School in Roseville, defeated 61 competitors from six counties and won the California Central Valley Spelling Bee on March 6, 2013. Aditya correctly spelled "gendarme" (a French police officer) and "repoussage" (the process of hammering thin metal). He will represent the Sacramento area at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this May in Washington, DC. Click here to read the full article. Click here to see the photo gallery.
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