Teachers share how they adjust lesson plans when tragedy strikes

04/22/2013 | WNYC-AM/FM (New York Public Radio)

Some teachers said news of bombings at the Boston Marathon and the subsequent manhunt caused them to alter their lesson plans to address current events. Besides helping students process the tragic news, teachers in New York said they tied the events as much as possible to their curricula. Martha Cruz, a social studies teacher at Flushing High School in Queens, asked students to tie the events to historical circumstances and look at maps, while Alex Pajares, a social studies teacher at Murry Bergtraum High School for Business in Manhattan, said his students discussed issues including the role of the media, social media and privacy.

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