Coming of Age: Student Perspectives on Reading, Writing, and Finding their Voice | Facing History & Ourselves
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Coming of Age: Student Perspectives on Reading, Writing, and Finding their Voice

In this webinar, Facing History, The New York Times Learning Network editor Katherine Schulten, and winners of the NYT student Coming of Age contest delivered a lively panel discussion.



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English & Language Arts

In this panel discussion, Katherine Schulten of The New York Times Learning Network and a group of students explored questions about identity and belonging, discussed the power of storytelling during the process of coming of age, and provided resources for educators on deepening student voice in their classrooms.

We are grateful to The Hammer Family for supporting the development of our on-demand learning and teaching resources.


Katherine Schulten

Editor, The New York Times Learning Network

Katherine Schulten

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