current events

Camp Newsela: A Way for Kids to Stay Informed Over the Summer

Here is an exciting way to keep kids reading and staying up-to-date with current events issues.  From June 13th to the end of August, students can receive two news articles per week at Camp Newsela’s site. These can be chosen from seven different interest categories.  According to the site: Kids [...]

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New QSLiN film: Information Literacy and Current Events

https://youtu.be/lykLsPyd6GM?list=PLwrt0pwMw5MsHgZ_5sVthoNM5dXxeyxB_ Current Events can be a tricky subject for both high school students and teachers; this kind of information can be hard to find.  All of us think that we're pretty savvy when it comes to knowing what's going on and yet, sometimes we can be caught off guard by [...]

Current Events and Our Students

Given the tragic attacks that we are reading about in Europe and Africa, it is not unlikely that our students will be talking about these sad events.  Several usually reliable websites have suggestions both for parents and teachers.  Library personnel may want to consult their principals and teachers for advice [...]