New ways to engage students in social studies this year

SEP 8, 2022


In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

  • 1

    Save teachers hours of time they’d spend scouring the web for unvetted videos with hundreds of new, engaging videos curated with texts throughout Newsela Social Studies.

  • 2

    Bring inquiry to life with enhanced C3 Teachers Inquiries on Civics and Holocaust and Genocide Studies, which include robust implementation guides and a variety of diverse, dynamic sources

  • 3

    See how refreshed course-area collections on Newsela Social Studies can help teachers engage students with more present-day connections and structured choice

Speaker Details

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Walt Peters

Sr. Director, Portfolio Product Manager, Social Studies

Walt has been with Newsela since 2017, initially overseeing Newsela’s expansion into Custom Curricular Services and launching the Curricular Solutions department. Today, he leads the Newsela Social Studies product portfolio, responsible for ensuring Newsela empowers students and teachers with tools to explore history - past and present - and engage the world courageously through authentic and equitable learning experiences. Walt formerly taught in elementary classrooms as a corps member in Teacher for America. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a BA in Public Policy and a Masters in Education from George Mason University.

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