02.15.2018
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A New Perspective on Tutoring: Helping Special Needs Students

Recently, I had the privilege to spend a day with the Peer Tutor students from Tooele High School in Utah…

01.23.2018
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How to Talk to Students About Traumatic News Events

Disasters can be finite or ongoing. They can be acts of nature such as a hurricane, flood or earthquake—or they…

11.29.2017
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A Lesson Plan for World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS….

11.10.2017
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Lesson Plan

December 7 marks National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Last year, Channel One News visited Pearl Harbor to commemorate the 75th…

10.31.2017
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Media Literacy’s Link to Speaking and Listening Skills

After two decades teaching, Erik Palmer has coached countless students through the basic steps of forming a good argument. Drawn…

10.31.2017
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Teaching Media Literacy in the Era of Fake News

“I don’t like football, it’s bad. It causes concussions,” he said, his small brow furrowed with conviction. “Okay. Why do…

10.30.2017
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Anticipation Guide Comprehension Strategy

An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy teachers can use to derive more learning from watching Channel One News —…

10.30.2017
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Note-Taking Graphic Organizers

Help students get the most out of Channel One News with these note-taking graphic organizers. Have students fill them in…

10.23.2017
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Veterans Day Lesson Plan and Resources

Help your students understand the significance of Veterans Day with Channel One News video “A Hero Comes Home,” the inspirational story of…

10.23.2017
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A Lesson Plan for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving draws near, invite your students to watch this inspiring Channel One News story about former NFL player Jason…

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