Saturday, June 23, 2012

Teaching Current Events Tweets of the Day 6/23/12

Kids have a muddled idea of what's going on in the world. Maybe grown-ups do too. Cable news ain't what it used to be. Here are some links that may help:


So many interesting links!

http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/cevents.html

Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events

 'Looking for ways to work news into your classroom curriculum? Check out these great ideas for connecting current events to all subjects.'

Yes, we are!

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson072.shtml

 The Weekly Reader has some serious topics, too.

Current Events Teaching Center 

 http://www.weeklyreader.com/archive/34

Wow, even the PBS NewsHour wants to give input.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/ 

I especially liked this article:

Calling All Gamers: U.S. Navy Wants You!

 The U.S. military is turning to the video-gaming public to to develop new energy use strategies for both the Navy and Marine Corps. MMOWGLI - which stands for Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet - was launched last June to enlist help from unconventional thinkers to tackle the issue of piracy.


Geography's always interesting. Then we may figure out where things are going on.

Here's another huge resource for you.

Teach Geography

http://geography.about.com/od/teachgeography/Teach_Geography.htm 

 







 

 

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