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Teaching Current Events: Finding Resources Online

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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.


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

Reviews (9)

Full Member
Nice job.
Full Member
Great resources.
Full Member
Thank you for the wonderful resources. I was not aware of many of these.
Full Member
Can't wait to share with my colleagues after Spring Break!
Full Member
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
Thanks. Great resources!
Full Member
Excellent! I cannot wait to share with the teachers at my school. Thank you so much!
Full Member
Excellent! Can not wait to share.
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