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In this hangout, participants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the National Writing Project discussed the importance of learning about under-reported challenges, both nationally and across the globe, and understanding multiple perspectives and opinions on these issues. Participants talked about strategies for making cross-cultural and cross-regional connections in the classroom, as well as Pulitzer’s Lesson Builder, a digital tool and a supporting community of educators, that makes creating and sharing lesson plans around Pulitzer Center reporting easy. This hangout was part of a special series on News, Literacy and the Digital Age produced in connection to Letters to the Next President 2.0. It was also co-streamed at connectedlearning.tv.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #2nextprez and #connectedlearning.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Elyse Eidman-Aadahl (host), Executive Director of the National Writing Project
  • Steve Fulton, 8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher at Kannapolis Middle School, Teacher-Consultant, UNC Charlotte Writing Project in Charlotte, NC
  • Mark Schulte, Education Director at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

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Photo/ Jason Miczek

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