NewsDepth Integration for Teachers
Title: NewsDepth Integration for Teachers
Dates: October 1 - December 15, 2020
Details: A new self-paced Google Classroom course designed by teachers for teachers is now being offered by ideastream Education. Offered from October 1, 2020 through December 15, 2020, the course is designed to strengthen teaching and learning in the 4th-6th grade classroom by using the ever-popular weekly show, NewsDepth. Your students will love it and you will love all the teacher resources that come with it!
NewsDepth, a weekly interactive digital on-demand program produced by WVIZ/PBS ideastream, breaks down the biggest news stories for 4th to 6th grade students. The show provides cross-curricular and real-world earning opportunities that spark great class discussions about current events around the world and Ohio including history, science, civics and art that align with Ohio Learning Standards. This course will teach you how to use the weekly show in your classroom along with the educational resources developed to support teaching and learning. The course is offered in Google Classroom for easy transferability to the classroom, either face-to-face or remotely. A google account will be necessary for the course.
Participants will be issued 15 CEUs and graduate credit through Ashland University is available for an additional fee.