Current Events In Your Classroom
Teaching Resources for High School and Middle School Students
Engaging with current events is an essential part of educating young people to be informed and humane participants in a democracy.
Use our current events resources – including Teaching Ideas on specific topics and adaptable strategies – to foster thoughtful classroom conversations and build your students’ capacities for critical thinking, emotional engagement, ethical reflection, and civic agency.
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What is a Teaching Idea?
Our Teaching Ideas help you address specific events and issues in the news. With a variety of accessible resources and engaging teaching strategies, they can be used for all or part of a class period.