NiE - News in the Classroom
You can bring the world into your classroom by engaging your students in activities using the news and current events. There are many benefits of using current events as it appears in the news.
It can:- help build vocabulary, reading comprehension and critical thinking; broaden awareness and knowledge of a wide range of topics and subjects; assist in teaching media literacy skills; develop an understanding of the importance of people, places, events and issues in the news; offers opportunities for classroom discussions and debate; provides topics for research and writing.
Below you can find activities to use in your classroom that involve using the news.