Current Events with Context: Teaching the News in a Meaningful Way

FOCAL SKILLS AND DISPOSITIONS: Research Skills; Communication; Developing empathy; Media literacy

DATE: Newton, MA: Oct. 25, 2018
DATE: Burlington, MA: Mar. 11, 2019
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
PDPs: 5
FEE: Partnership educators - no cost; Non-partnership educators - $200

Designed for educators of all grade levels, this multidisciplinary program explores ways to integrate global current events into the curriculum. We will consider how news is made, reported, and consumed around the world; explore teaching strategies that develop students’ critical media literacy skills; examine the role of technology in how news is generated and made available; and introduce resources for analyzing news stories around the world for different grade levels and disciplines.

Open to all K-12 educators.




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