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Social Studies: Newsela and Canvas (PM Session), 1/28, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM is a Course

Social Studies: Newsela and Canvas (PM Session), 1/28, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Started Dec 28, 2021

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2.5 PD Hours




Not Required


Course Description

Teachers in this course will have an opportunity to learn what Newsela is and how to best use articles written at 5 different reading levels with their elementary students. This course is applicable for any elementary teacher (though, mostly Gr. 2-6) who wants to learn how they might use Newsela in any of their instruction, whether it is Social Studies, Science, ELA, SEL, or more!


Any 2nd through 5th-grade teacher wanting to learn more about how Newsela works.  Kindergarten and First-grade teachers are welcome to attend, but likely use Newsela in their classrooms significantly less.   Secondary teachers hoping to attend may be put on a waitlist.  Priority enrollment will be given to 2-6 teachers, but secondary could be enrolled with the understanding that examples will be aimed at 2-6.  Email with questions.

Instructor Information

This presentation will be led by Ms. Brittany Boyd and/or Ms. Taylor Stokes, learning specialists from Newsela.  If you have questions about this course, please click here to contact the instructor.

Course Format Information

This meeting will take place via Zoom. Please join with your U-46 laptop.

Evaluation and Attendance Information

Evaluation forms for this course will be available for 24 hours after the course has ended.  All evaluation forms must be completed by that time.  Attendance will be taken via sign-in sheet and once the attendance information has been entered into the course, your PD hour form will be available. 

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