Fall Webinar Series: Teaching With The New York Times

Teachers have advised us how a lot they worth taking part in our stay occasions with a neighborhood of educators — even when the occasions happen just about — as a result of they join lecturers from all over the world with one another and The Times. And that’s our aim with our fall webinar collection: In 4 free skilled improvement periods from October to December, we’ll discover utilizing The New York Times to show and study with private narratives, mentor texts, vocabulary and journalistic profiles.

Sign up for a single webinar, or come to all of them. If you’ll be able to’t attend stay, you’ll be able to watch later at your comfort. And don’t overlook that we now have a library of free on-demand webinars that may be watched any time. We additionally provide an expert certificates for taking part — and C.T.L.E. credit score for New York lecturers.


Personal Narratives From the Newsroom to the Classroom

Building on our narrative-writing unit plan, this webinar will delve deeper into what makes an important private narrative. You will hear from the consultants: a instructor who works with private narrative writing in her classroom, and a Times journalist who edits stirring private tales.

This webinar ties into our Personal Narrative Contest, which invitations college students to jot down a brief, highly effective story a few significant expertise from their lives.

Recommended prerequisite: Watch our on-demand introductory webinar, Teaching Narrative Writing With The New York Times.



Teaching With Our Mentor Texts

Learning Network mentor texts intention to demystify the writing course of by means of examples that college students can study from and emulate. We have mentor texts written by college students to accompany almost all of our contests. We even have examples from journalists throughout The Times, who take us behind the scenes on matters like opinion writing and sports activities journalism.

In this interactive webinar, Learning Network editors and lecturers will talk about and show how these mentor texts can be utilized to encourage highly effective scholar writing.



Teaching Vocabulary With The New York Times

Join Learning Network editors and the English instructor Rebekah O’Dell to debate how The Times can be utilized as a wealthy useful resource for educating vocabulary. We are increasing our assets for vocabulary instruction, with instruments like each day vocabulary phrases and our first-ever yearlong calendar of Vocabulary Challenges.

In this webinar, we’ll talk about how The Times will help college students perceive new phrases in context, and immediate deeper eager about the relationships between language and tradition. We can even talk about our upcoming Vocabulary Video Contest and different methods to make use of vocabulary phrases as the premise for inventive, multimedia tasks that may have interaction many varieties of learners.



Teaching Profile Writing With The New York Times

How can specializing in one type of journalistic writing train college students cross-curricular expertise like researching, asking efficient questions, listening, note-taking, fact-checking, storytelling, connecting with native consultants, and, after all, writing and enhancing to compose with readability, voice and elegance?

In this webinar, we’ll introduce our brand-new Profile Contest and associated writing unit, which search to show media-literacy classes within the context of a fascinating, student-centered problem that may work in any topic space. With the assistance of classroom lecturers and Times journalists, we’ll present you the way to weave these expertise into your curriculum, whether or not your college students will take part within the contest or not.