Current Events in the Elementary Classroom
If you havenâ€™t had a chance to read blogger and instructional coach Elena Aguilarâ€™s latest post here, check it out. With the current happenings in Egypt and the Middle East, Elena emphasizes in her post the importance of -- and strategies for -- discussing current events with younger children.
How about with your students and the age you teach?
What is, and what is not, age-appropriate when it comes to current events discussions in K-6? What sensitive headline topics of war, politics, crime, etc. have you tackled in your classroom?
Weâ€™d love to hear your thoughts and about activities and approaches you have found affective and successful for discussing current events with younger children!