6 Ideas for Teaching Current Events - 2 Peas and a Dog. It is important that students are exposed to current content in our programs no matter what subject area or grade we teach. In this blog post you will find 6 easy to implement ideas for teaching current events in your classroom.
Current Event Newspaper Assignment-What's the SCOOP?
Keeping Events Current For reading month my focus has really been on nonfiction texts. For some reason I think it's easy to feel like "I meet the need" in nonfiction text through our textbooks but that really isn't enough. So this month I thought I'd try something new - current events! I wanted my students to not only see what was happening in the real-world around them and read more nonfiction text but I also wanted them to continue practicing summarizing. I created this current events…
For relevant, accurate, and appropriate current events to share with your students, try watching CNN Student News. With new content daily, the ten minute segments are an easy way to incorporate nonfiction into your classroom and engage your students with real world issues.