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Current Events – News Cycle, Bias and Filter Bubbles – TWO DAY WORKSHOP

Tuesday, March 31 2020 @ 11:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

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Date:
Tuesday, March 31 2020
Time:
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Day of Week
Tuesday
Instructor:
Jonathan Meola
Instructor Email:
jonathan@opententacademy.com
Grades:
7 - 10

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This class is designed to provide students with an opportunity to discuss, understand, and explore political, economic and social issues. These issues may be either local, national, and/or international in scope. All issues will be discussed in a respectful, meaningful, and active way – utilizing both contemporary and historical sources as available.

During class one, we will focus on the NEW CYCLE and BIAS in the news.

During the second class, we will focus on FILTER BUBBLES.

Students will have homework!  They will need to find a new article and analyze it.

This is a TWO DAY WORKSHOP.

Students will meet on both – Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET.

Please only register for this class if you child can attend BOTH sessions.

Students should have:

  • Lined Notebook Paper
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Working microphone is preferred for full participation in this class

15 available seats in every class.
Minimum five students to run ANY class.
Tuition: FREE

Registration is a COMMITMENT as these classes are FREE and you are taking a seat from another interested student.

Class to last between 30 – 60 minutes depending on content and instructor.
Our goal is to have your children learn something NEW!!!

Please ONLY register for those which are DEVELOPMENTALLY appropriate for your child.
NO homework given – but follow up ideas shared for parents to implement.

We are only posting a week’s worth of classes at a time as we are not sure of the “situation” In the world beyond that. This is to help parents with homeschooling at a time of “uncertainty”.

Families will be sent a LINK 24 hours before class. This is how your child will enter the classroom.
YOU MUST USE GOOGLE CHROME to enter the classroom. Please install this before your first class.

We hope to see you there!