Are you interested in using multimedia to reach a diverse group of learners? In finding authentic audiences for your students’ writing? Would you like to better connect your curriculum with current events and issues?
If so, we can help. We try to meet all three of those goals every school day via the range of cross-curricular resources we publish for teachers and students. Below, in 23 free webinars featuring guest teachers and Times journalists, we explain how.
Each webinar can be viewed on-demand and at your own pace. Together they offer scores of practical strategies and activities you can use immediately – as well as inspiration for exploring The Times on your own to find the articles, images, podcasts, videos, graphics and photos that can help your students connect what they’re learning. in your classroom with the world today.
I. Using The Learning Network
Would you like to use more Learning Network resources in your classroom next year? This webinar series will walk you through our daily and weekly features, like our Picture Prompts, What’s Going On in This Graph ?, our lesson plans and more.
You can begin with the introductory webinar that provides an overview of everything we offer – or jump right into a feature of your choice.
II. Teaching Writing With The Times
Are you reworking your writing curriculum for the coming year? We have our own free, flexible, eight-unit writing curriculum that includes lesson plans, writing prompts, mentor texts and related student contests. This webinar series explores how we weave the work of Times journalists into lessons and activities that can teach students to hone their skills with narrative, persuasive and informational writing, all with the goal of writing for authentic audiences.
III. Science, Black History and More: Special Topics
Looking for even more ways to teach with The Times? Choose from these four on-demand webinars that focus on topics our audience told us they’d like to learn more about.