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Friday, July 29 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
More Than Your Local Paper: Exploding the Bounds of Learning with Global Journalism Online

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Educators are inundated with buzzwords like 21st century skills and global education, but how do we bring them into the classroom effectively today? The Student News Action Network, an online high school journalism collaboration, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, is building a network of kids around the world writing research-based journalism about topic-driven issues ranging from the March earthquake in Japan to the global water crisis to women’s rights in the Arab world. We will present a practical, scalable model for meaningful international student collaboration that teachers can use in the classroom immediately. 

 


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Mark Schulte

Education Director, Pulitzer Center
Mark Schulte is the Director of Education Outreach for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He uses the journalism supported by the Pulitzer Center to engage students on under-­reported global topics such as water and sanitation, extractives and commodities, climate change, women and children in crisis, and food insecurity. The Education Program at the Pulitzer Center reached more than 15,000 students in the U.S. and Europe in 2013. Prior... Read More →
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Kate Seche

About Kate Seche | National Education Coordinator, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Washington, DC Kate Seche is the National Education Coordinator for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, D.C. In her career as an educator, she has worked as an elementary classroom teacher, a curriculum specialist focusing on the needs of English language learners and most recently, a middle school principal on the the southside of Chicago... Read More →


Friday July 29, 2011 11:45am - 12:45pm
Beacon Hill - 4th Floor (A wing)

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