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Current Events: Resources for teachers

News Literacy project






Lesson plans, infographics, tools for student analysis. The mission of this nonpartisan and nonprofit organization is to increase news literacy in adults and students. Read its mission statement


Revised and condensed articles from news sources that you can assign to students directly from Newsela. Search by topic to find articles related to your lesson plan.




Sadly, the Newseum closed its doors in the fall of 2019, but lives on as an active virtual presence. Important resources include:



COR: Civics Online Reasoning






Sponsored by the Stanford History Education Group. Lessons, videos, support materials, research about student access to and evaluation of online content. Read about COR here.