About Lee Briggs
Lee Briggs teaches fifth and sixth grade math and reading at Greenwood Elementary School in Wisconsin. He is also a technology coach for the school and coordinator of the gifted and talented program.
About Weekly Reader
The Weekly Reader family of classroom magazines is the oldest in the United States, tracing its origins to 1902 and the publication of Current Events. Joined by Current Science in 1927 and, a year later, by the first Weekly Reader magazine, Weekly Reader’s portfolio of classroom magazines today comprises 12 publications in both digital and print format, serving students from Pre-K to grade 12. Organized around grade levels for elementary school students and subject areas for secondary school students, our magazines provide topical information in an engaging format that builds both understanding and critical-thinking skills.