Education: Iowa Ideas

Forever devising new ways to stimulate youthful imaginations, many U. S. teachers have introduced daily newspapers into their classrooms. Des Moines' two big sister dailies, the Register and the Tribune, recently offered Iowa teachers $500 in prizes for ideas on "How to Use the Daily Newspaper in the Schools." Out of the suggestions received, the Register & Tribune culled the best for publication in a 4O-page booklet.* By last week Iowa teachers, principals and professors had written in for some 7,500 copies.

Sample ideas:

¶ Kindergarten and first-grade pupils, unable to read, are started...

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