Build engaging lessons by connecting with real-world issues

04/15/2013 | TransformED

Enlisting students to address real-world issues is an effective motivator, middle-grades educator Bill Ferriter writes in this blog post. Ferriter writes about his plans to include students in an anti-bullying campaign as part of a lesson that links the cause to sixth-grade language arts curriculum. Offering links to his teaching materials, Ferriter will give students access to images, quotes and statistics on bullying and software to combine them into public-service announcements.

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