Newsthink

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This free email from the British Red Cross is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to include current affairs within their teaching.

You can choose from a variety of content, which is ready to use and easily adaptable. Each issue aims to build young people’s resilience and encourage critical thinking around news stories. It’s always packed full of fresh, thought-provoking content.

The email is very well written, and a great way to get your class thinking about events in the world around them. It would make ideal source material for an assembly, tutor time, cover lessons, a whole class debate and in informal education. A valuable tool for teachers.

Here’s a short video clip explaining all about it:

Sign up for the email via the British Red Cross website:
www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/Newsthink

 

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