Sessions on Teaching the News

I noticed several sessions that addressed teaching the news, and I wish I could have attended them all. Honestly, the linguistic complexities of some news stories have discouraged me in spending much time on current events with my heterogenous group of newcomers–especially given the other academic pulls. However, the Japan catastrophe is just too big not to research and study. We will put the puzzle together–picture by picture, word by word.

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One Response to Sessions on Teaching the News

  1. Larry Ferlazzo has some excellent resources for teaching the news. You can find resources on the disaster in Japan here: http://bit.ly/fqtnGd. He has information on many teaching many other recent events, including the unrest in Egypt and the Middle East. Check him out.

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