Teaching Current Events: Educator Guide

Facing History and Ourselves

Engaging with current events is an essential part of educating young people to be informed and humane participants in society, helping them develop the capacity to examine issues from multiple perspectives and think critically about the world around them. This guide offers tools and strategies to help teachers organize discussions on current events in their classrooms.



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