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The Best Resources For Learning About Teens In The News

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After all the attention — deserved — shown recently to Malala Yousafzai, I thought I’d quickly put together a list of resources on other potential teen role models in the news.

You might also be interested in:

The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai

I also have a number of resources on young mountain climbers at The Best Sites For Learning About Mount Everest.

Here are some other useful materials:

The New York Times Learning Network has a regular feature called Teens In The Times. They also have a particularly useful post that can be used with any of the resources on this list — it’s called Teaching With ‘Teenagers in The Times’ and has great lesson plan ideas.

Beyond Malala: six teenagers changing the world is from The Guardian.

Girl Up gives teenage activists a voice

The other Malalas: girl activists in the developing world – interactive is from The Guardian.

I hope readers will providing more suggestions!

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

One Comment

  1. Hi Larry,

    Huffington Post has a Teen News section.

    Click here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/teen

    I’m glad you started this “Best of” section.

    Christine

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