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The Newseum’s innovative Digital Classroom features interactive timelines, archival videos and downloadable historic front pages with cross-disciplinary lesson plans for middle school, high school and college teachers and students. Primary sources, interactives, videos and lesson plans bring history, journalism, and the First Amendment to life for students. The Newseum offers lesson plans in three areas: Media Literacy, History, and Civics.
Listen Current makes it easy to bring authentic voices and compelling nonfiction stories to the classroom. The website curates the best of public radio to keep teaching connected to the real world and build students’ listening skills at the same time. Listen Current offers three- to five-minute video clips along with a full set of lesson plans and worksheets. The in-depth lesson plans for current events, science, social studies, and English language arts include a listening guide with transcripts, vocabulary, class activities, and additional resources.
Having students teach pushes them to think about a topic’s underlying concepts and connections in order to gauge what another student knows and to build on that understanding. To boost this metacognitive effect, a team at Vanderbilt University has made a teachable agent for science lessons that displays every step of its thought process onscreen as it learns.
The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K–12 level. The program’s goals are to help all students understand correct and safe online behavior, increase diversity and interest in cybersecurity and careers in the cybersecurity workforce of the nation, and improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K–12 computer science curricula.
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he toolkit offers a step-by-step curriculum and a cadre of professional development resources designed for district and school leaders to facilitate their training of other district and school leaders. The curriculum and other resources will help you to transform your school into a data-driven learning environment.
The Arts and the Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project has created a guide utilizing the arts in a Common Core curriculum. Because Common Core promotes the importance of all students studying the arts, the guide highlights places where teachers can enhance their English language arts instruction by connecting a genre or particular text, or a theme of a unit, to works of art, music, or film.
An example of teaching current events in one class period.