The Santa Barbara News-Press Newspaper in Education Program brings newspapers into local classrooms where they are used as educational resources in every content area. Santa Barbara is fortunate to have a large number of local businesses as Partners in Education whose generous donations make it possible to supply newspapers to participating classrooms free of charge. The Newspapers in Education Program
Participating in the Santa Barbara News-Press Newspaper in Education Program can:
- Promotes the newspaper as a practical and current in-class teaching aid to use with students in all subjects and grade levels
- Provides an educational tool to encourage parent-child interaction, discussion and development
- Energize classrooms Build awareness of local and world events Help to improve language arts and writing skills Enhance critical thinking Increase vocabulary
- Improve skills in math, geography and other subjects
Need creative teaching ideas? We have lots of them to get you started. A variety of teaching guides are offered to educators ordering sets of 20 or more papers through the Newspapers in Education Program.
Fun Facts about the Santa Barbara News-Press Press Run.
Here is a great idea for using the newspaper after your students are finished reading it. Make a small planting pot to start flowers and vegetables indoors. They're fun to make and it's a great recycling idea!
Newspapers in Education is a community service program of the Santa Barbara News-Press which allows businesses to sponsor classroom sets of newspapers to schools. You can become a partner, too, and help Santa Barbara County students learn a variety of subjects using the News-Press in the classroom as an educational tool.
The News-Press is fortunate to have a large number of businesses and community sponsors whose generous donations make it possible to supply newspapers to participating classrooms free of charge.