Fake health news is everywhere—and it’s just one piece of a dangerous online epidemic. We have the resources you need for teaching your middle and high school students the digital literacy skills they need to spot fake news: fascinating non-fiction, thought-provoking worksheets, and even a game you can project on your whiteboard!
Has the hit Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, come up in your classroom yet? It's likely it will soon, since a second season of the show was just announced. Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith is here with what you need to know, and advice on how you can handle the difficult topics the show exposes.
Here's why you should make the switch to skills-based health education, according to a middle school teacher—and a few of her former students.
In the April 2017 issue of Choices, we told the story of Lexi Brock, a multiracial teen who discovered a new sense of purpose while working on a school assignment. Tracy Potash—one of our fantastic teacher advisers and a language arts intervention teacher from Pennington, New Jersey—shares how she used the article to inspire her own students.