Take a Trip to the Newseum
Question: Where can you go to find out the news of the day in your country as well as what’s going on half way around the world?
Every day, this Web site features the front pages of hundreds of newspapers from dozens of countries around the world. You can use it for culture-related activities, lessons on comparing and contrasting, or any number of other tasks. It’s also a good site to tell your students about so they can keep up with the major headlines in their own language while also being exposed to many English-language newspapers.
About Kendra Johnson
Kendra is pursuing her master's degree in TESOL at the University of Central Florida. She brings to teaching 10 years of experience as a reporter, writer, and editor for local newspapers. Just two years ago, she had never taught in a classroom, but she is slowly building her professional muscle in the field of education. She has worked as an instructor for an intensive English program and as a discussion group leader for a community English class. She has also tutored students preparing for the SPEAK exam. Through personal experience and picking the brains of veteran teachers, Kendra is filling her own bag of TESOL tricks. She'll share what she's learning and hopes you'll join the conversation.
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