NYT-Based Learning Resource Invites Student Response to News

NYT-Based Learning Resource Invites Student Response to News

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: The Learning Network
Summary: Process current events through engaging NYT-style lens

Pros: As an offshoot of the venerable New York Times family, The Learning Network has instant access to wide-ranging news stories and writers, providing a rich framework of ideas on which to build lessons.
Cons: Info and activities are more accessible for older students than younger ones and are most valuable in a one-to-one computer environment.
Bottom Line:This free resource can be a reliable source of activities and ideas for current event discussions from a trusted news organization with its finger on the pulse of the world.

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By Common Sense Education