Are you looking to improve your students’ digital literacy research, evaluation, and presentation skills? In this session, you can learn how to support that goal by selecting and incorporating Newsela resources from the Massachusetts Custom ABE Collection to design inquiry-based learning experiences. You will walk away from this session with actionable resources and strategies that can be used to plan activities that invite learners to develop questions, evaluate sources for evidence, and communicate conclusions.
About This Workshop:
- Once you register, Kathleen O’Connell will send you the information on how to join this online session.
- All participants must have an active Newsela account prior to the session. You can find information here about how to sign up through your DESE-funded agency email address, which will give you access to the Massachusetts Custom ABE Collection.
Programs/administrators/instructors using Newsela
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
In this session, our Newsela partners will guide you through selecting and incorporating Newsela resources to design inquiry-based learning experiences that facilitate questioning, learner-driven exploration of content, synthesis, and informed action. We will be using the reading selections and resources in the Digital Literacy section of the Newsela Massachusetts Custom ABE Collection, giving you another chance to explore the Collection and prepare lessons to use with your students.
If you have any questions are need assistance creating or accessing a Newsela account, please contact Kathleen_oconnell@worlded.org.
- Use the Newsela Massachusetts Custom ABE Collection Plan activities that invite learners to develop questions, evaluate sources for evidence, and communicate conclusions using Newsela resources
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:
Program staff currently using Newsela