Planning for a New Normal with Newsela Social Studies

MAY 26, 2020

In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

  • 1

    How to prepare for three potential realities that teachers will be facing next year: assessing learning slides, getting back on track to meet grade level standards, and adjusting to hybrid schedules

  • 2

    Explore a lesson using Newsela Social Studies that meets students where they are, while developing inquiry-based skills using the C3 framework

  • 3

    Using Newsela flexibly to meet synchronous and asynchronous learning schedules

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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