Teaching Summer School?
Did you know you could
have the St. Petersburg Times delivered
to your school during the summer? The Times has
a wide array of resources you can use to engage your
students this summer. Here are a few ideas:
• You can
order Times classroom newspapers and supplements
on our Web site, www.tampabay.com/nie or
• For a direct link to our order form, go to http://tinyurl.com/3cpq95/.
• To order by phone, contact Jeff McDowell at 727-893-8884.
If outside of Pinellas county, call toll-free: 1-800-333-7505
• As a teacher participating in the Times NIE
program, you may access a huge array of newspaper-based
instructional resources online – for every
subject and grade level! Check out tampabay.com/nie/ for
weekly lesson plans, downloadable activities and
other features for plenty of ideas. Need more? For
a free one year subscription to the NIE Teacher,
go to: http://www.nieteacher.org
Click on "Start Subscription" in the upper
left-hand corner. Fill in the brief information requested.
To start your free subscriptions, you must enter
our coupon code: sptnie
• When you place your order, request copies
of our Summer
Times newspaper supplement. This 24 page
publication includes a 10 week reading log, a parent
guide, plenty of newspaper activities and a fantastic
14 chapter story about cool reporter of the Victorian
era who was way ahead of her time, Nellie
Bly. A 40-page teacher guide can be downloaded
to use with the Nellie Bly story at http://www.nelliebly.org/
• Starting May 28, have your students participate
in our Sizzlin' Summer Times Reader program.
The St. Petersburg Times wants your students
to get "In the know" reading
our HOT SPOT feature in the newspaper every day.
This feature, located in the classified section,
will have a news brief and suggested activity.
If you use the reader response log from the Summer Times supplement,
your students will also be eligible to win some great
• You and your students can also use our Summer Times Web
site and blog to
learn more about the Sizzlin' Summer Times Reader
program and to share views about what everyone is