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PBS NewsHour - EdIncubator

Do you use current events in your classroom? Do you struggle with ways to integrate local, national and international news into your curriculum? Have you heard of NewsHour Extra?

Please consider joining this group to be part of our teacher advisory council!


For over a decade the trusted voices of the award-winning PBS NewsHour’s education team have been working tirelessly to provide educators, teachers, parents and students with an abundance of free current events resources. We offer a daily video blog, lesson plans, two weekly news stories, original student-produced pieces and our newest initiative the Student Reporting Labs.  As we continue to improve our content we want to have a conversation with you, to test out new ideas and to hear your thoughts and experiences.   Let’s make this a fun community dedicated to media literacy, good citizenship and empowering young people through journalism!

Website: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra
Members: 140
Latest Activity: Nov 6

Discussion Forum

Design Our Page the Way You Want It!

Started by Veronica DeVore Mar 28, 2012. 0 Replies

Hi folks,We at NewsHour Extra need your help! We are getting a brand new website with lots of great teacher resources, bells and whistles, but we want to make sure it's designed right for teacher understanding and student engagement. Please log on…Continue

Tomorrow - Help Design the New, Improved NewsHour Extra!

Started by Veronica DeVore Mar 21, 2012. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,Please join us tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. EST for a webinar during which you give us design advice on our exciting new education website, currently in progress! We need teachers' help with navigation, suggestions for how best to find content,…Continue

Incentives to Keep Kids in School? Contribute to the NewsHour!

Started by Veronica DeVore. Last reply by Susan Nichols Mar 10, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi everyone,As part of the American Graduate reporting project to shed light on the high school dropout crisis, NewsHour reporters are doing a piece on tying kids' driver's licenses to their graduation. They are searching for guest writers and…Continue

Today! Live Screening/Chat About Black History Month With Independent Lens Filmmaker

Started by Veronica DeVore Feb 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Hi teachers, Today, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. EST, join the PBS NewsHour and Independent Lens online for a live screening of the film 'More Than a Month' where students can watch and discuss the film and its ideas with filmmaker Shukree Tighman.…Continue

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