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Teaching Current Events: Finding Resources Online

December 19, 2017
3:00 - 3:30 PM EST
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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 for Registration
Subject: Social Studies
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Reading & Writing, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: current events, informational text, news stories, non-fiction, reading, social studies