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Podcast: Future Skills for Fact-Checking Online Fakes
Listen to a podcast on teaching media literacy in the classroom and developing effective media literacy programs in schools, featuring Katy Byron (MediaWise at Poynter) and Erik Palmer (author and former teacher).
Onalee Smith
Shaped Staff
November 19, 2019
Teaching Metacognition in the Classroom: Just Think About It!
By focusing on metacognition in the classroom, students can continually monitor their learning. Teaching metacognition also allows students to apply their most effective learning strategy to the task at hand.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
November 13, 2019
Podcast: Teaching Impeachment and Controversial Issues
Listen to a 15-minute conversation about how teachers can facilitate difficult classroom discussions, particularly considering questions that may arise about the impeachment inquiry currently in the news.
Onalee Smith
Shaped Staff
November 12, 2019
Try Some Mofongo With Your Turkey This Year
Get your students talking about different dishes and the cultural influence they bring to the Thanksgiving table. Better yet, have them practice speaking in the target language!
Liz Rigg
Shaped Contributor
November 09, 2019
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