Distance Learning with Newsela Social Studies

April 29, 2020

In this webinar recording, we will:

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    Walk through Newsela’s curated content and flexible, easy-to-use lesson resources available in Newsela Social Studies

  • 2

    Learn how you can support all learners across devices and levels of technology access

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    Explore different applications of Newsela, whether you’re staying aligned to your existing scope and sequence, or creating shorter activities to keep students engaged

  • 4

    Dive into your specific and immediate distance learning needs from setting routines to seamless integration of digital tools

Recording Details

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Ellen Perez

Senior Professional Learning Manager, Newsela

Ellen has trained teachers how to use Newsela for more than two years. Prior to that she taught 5th grade writing in New York City and Phoenix, Arizona, the latter while earning a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from the Mary Lou Fulton Teacher's College at Arizona State University. She's used Newsela in a variety of classroom capacities, from direct instruction to guided reading to curriculum building, and is passionate about its practicality for educational equity and inclusivity.


Amelia Beech

Educator, Cabot Middle Schools

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