This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2008-08-18.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This excellent resource is a weblink to a Current Events Blog. The blog has links to interesting articles on current issues with thoughtful questions for younger and older students. Integrating current events in a meaningful way is a key component of most Social Studies classes. This blog supports the use of news articles with easy and engaging ways to get students interested about what is happening in the world. Reading the articles and discussing the questions will help students learn important vocabulary, develop critical thinking skills, and form opinions about important issues. The blog is updated on a regular basis with new articles and questions to be used in the classroom.
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Every day this blog features a different current events news article. A reference to the article is accompanies by eight to ten questions designed to promote high quality discussion.