Do you know how often your students are on social media? According to the Statista Research Department, children and young adults in North America will spend roughly 170 minutes on social media every day.
A study released by Common Sense Media showed that most teens (over 78%) believe it is important to stay current with the news of the world, but more than half of them receive their news from social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter—and 50% say they receive their news from YouTube.
The point? Students want the news, but they receive it from social media. They want video-based, brief, engaging content that covers the issues in a way that resonates with them. Meet World Watch—a daily news content source created just for students. This platform provides uniquely created, journalistically styled and biblically sound 10-minute daily videos on an app-based platform.
Once subscribed, you can provide access to World Watch to your entire school! It serves as a supplemental device for the classroom and as an informative source for your students at home.
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The ReadingHQ Sample Lesson includes the essential items that enable you to review what an actual lesson would look like and see how you can use the material for your students.
Each grade level sample lesson includes a daily video, a media presentation, an instructor guide, and a student activity sheet.
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Michele is an educational resource consultant for Palmetto Fortis. She has been an employee of PF for almost five years and has served in a variety of roles as the company has grown and the needs have changed. She currently serves Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
After graduating with her Bachelors in Elementary Education, she married her husband Tim, and began teaching. Her education background, both in the classroom and at home with her own children, has given her insight that has been invaluable for the company. Tim and Michele have been passionate advocates of Christian education for decades and have instilled this passion in their three children, who all work in businesses that support Christian education.
In her time outside of work, she enjoys serving in her local church using her gifts of singing and hospitality. She also loves spending time with her family—especially her 5 grandchildren!