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Teaching Current Events: Finding Resources Online

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Overview

Including informational text and reading in the social studies classroom can go beyond traditional textbooks. Current events and news stories can engage your students with real world reading while providing an opportunity to interact with nonfiction text. Join Monica Burns as she shares her favorite online resources for finding current events for your classroom. These fantastic, free resources can grab the attention of your readers while helping them understand local, national, and global news stories.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Reading & Writing, Tools for Student Projects
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Reviews (6)

Full Member
 
Can't wait to share with my colleagues after Spring Break!
Full Member
+10
 
Many thanks for sharing this presentation. I have many new resources to try and to pass along.
Full Member
 
Wow, what a great list of resources! Thank you so much.
Basic Member
+2
 
Thanks. Great resources!
Full Member
+8
 
Excellent! I cannot wait to share with the teachers at my school. Thank you so much!
Full Member
+2
 
Excellent! Can not wait to share.
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