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Current Events Club

In this ongoing course, students will learn about and discuss current events from around the world.
James Bartlett
185 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 31 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
60 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
I have a degree in political science with a concentration in international relations, and much of my time in college was spent analyzing and synthesizing news from different global sources.  My background also includes a Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning and a graduate certificate in Gifted Education.  I have experience with gifted students, students on the spectrum, students with disabilities, and everything in between :)
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Topics will vary from week to week in class, and some topics may be considered controversial by some.  All conversation is expected to be mature. All students are reminded when joining the class that this is a safe environment and that there are productive ways to disagree with others.
We will use various online news sources.


James Bartlett
Lives in the United States
Excited about learning!
185 total reviews
203 completed classes

About Me

Hello, I'm James.  I love learning, and more than that, I love inspiring others to love learning!  I spend a short time at the beginning of each class to get to know each learner so that I can make each class as individual as the learners who... 
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