Whether you’re here for the first time or have been visiting our site regularly for the last 20 years, we invite you to take a look around. Every school day since 1998, we have offered fresh classroom resources — from lesson plans and writing prompts to news quizzes, student contests and more — all based on the articles, essays, photos, videos and graphics published on All of our features for students are free, and we hear from thousands of teenagers around the world each week. So whether the students you know are interested in politics or pop culture, science or sports, fashion, food or foreign affairs, invite them here to join the conversation. Below, a list of what we offer, and how to find and use it. We also have a free webinar and related lesson plan detailing 10 Ways to Teach With The Times Today, which includes a scavenger hunt for helpings students get to know their way around Our features all resume just after Labor Day this year.

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