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Fauquier County Public Library -- Educator Resources: Current Events

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Educators: Current Events

Featured Titles

  • Current Controversies Series - Examines often sensitive social, political and economic topics from many different angles, fostering the development of criticalthinking skills
  • Information Plus Series - Provide users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources regarding the topic covered in each book - all in one volume

Online Resources

  • CBBC Newsround Online - News and current events for children/teens
  • FactCheckEd.org - Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases
  • Find It Virginia (library card required for access) - Collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias
  • Newseum Digital Classroom - Cross-disciplinary classroom resource featuring interactive timelines, archival videos and downloadable historic front pages through our lenses of historical connections, media literacy and civics
  • Newshour Extra - News for students, teacher resources for grades 7-12
  • New York Times Learning Network - Articles and lesson plans from the New York Times
  • ProQuest Historical Washington Post EXTRA Edition (library card required for access) - Offers an unparalleled online resource for the study of historical events, social and consumer history, economics, literature, technology, and more
  • TIME for Kids - Online supplement to the weekly classroom news magazine
  • Washington Post KidsPost - Games, news, puzzles and fun activities for kids