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Stretching students’ critical-thinking skills beyond 140 characters

Stretching students’ critical-thinking skills beyond 140 characters

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Have you ever asked your students where they go for news? According to last year’s Pew Research Center study, half of Americans now get their news digitally, which is why Ms. Klann, an English Language Arts educator at Totem Middle School in Marysville, WA, has requested a subscription to the New York Times Upfront classroom magazine. The subscription includes a digital edition with links to videos, discussion questions, and more,  

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