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Extra! Extra! Read All About It: A Current Events Based Discussion Course

Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (12)
Completed by 82 learners
In this ongoing course, students will have the opportunity to discuss current events and topics that are important to them in a safe and nurturing environment.
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Students will improve their discussion skills as well as critical thinking skills by analyzing current events and discussing multiple perspectives of those events. 
This course is current event based so the topics will vary. Should a student submit a topic that I feel is too sensitive for the class or a topic that l I am uncomfortable with I will let them know to pick another topic. I have a BA in Political Science and am well-versed in moderating sensitive political topics. I have also been leading class discussions as a cornerstone of my public school class and am experienced in mediating controversial subjects. 
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class is focused on current events so some topics may be sensitive to some learners. Article links and discussion questions are posted in the classroom before class so I encourage parents to preview the article and questions to discuss with their student before class. 

Meet the teacher

Kamron Robertson, MA, MAT
Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (93)
Hello, I am so excited to be a part of Outschool!  I have taught in the public school system for 9 years and have also worked as a tutor where I helped students with reading comprehension, study skills, essay development, ACT and SAT prep. I have... 
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