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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: 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

Reviews (40)

Full Member
Great resources provided for current events! Thank you for these suggestions! I love current events because they can really open up the eyes of students to the world.
Thank you for the information!
Very informative. Thank you.
Full Member
Monica mentions 15 reading resources that must be taken into account in our lessons! Great job, I loved the webinar! Thanks :)
Basic Member
Thank you!
Nice work
Basic Member
Thank you
Basic Member
Thank you so much!
Basic Member
Thank you!
Basic Member
good presentation
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