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Tuesday, December 13 • 1:55pm - 2:45pm
Using the News in the Classroom for Relevancy and Rigor

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Bringing current events news stories into your classroom enables students to see the relevance of what they are learning in school to the real world and their daily lives. The news also provides the perfect opportunity to increase rigor by building critical thinking skills by honing in on analysis, reasoning, and decision-making of the news and its effect on them. This session will suggest diverse news resources to use along with classroom discussion ideas and blogging activities to use with your students.

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Executive Editor, NBC Learn/NBC News
Mark Miano is the Executive Editor of NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News. Mark oversees the production of all original, archival and current events stories on the Parent Toolkit and three NBC Learn websites. Prior to joining NBC Learn, Mark was a senior producer for NBC's Peacock... Read More →

Tuesday December 13, 2016 1:55pm - 2:45pm CST
Greenway B/C