Teacher Review for The Learning Network

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Keli K.
Technology and Learning Coach
Cherry Creek Schools
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I have used this site to support my instruction of non-fiction reading and writing. I love that there are so many options on the site: Lesson plans, quizzes, student opinion area! The downfall is that there is SO much on the site, it can be overwhelming.
My Take
I used this site in the past and have recently been reintroduced to it. I like it because it is authentic news for students to read, engage with, and reflect upon. I think that materials on this site could be used for grades below 7th.