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Monday, March 20 • 8:00am - 8:50am
FanSchool: Using a Fantasy Sports Model for Current Events

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Turn your students into fans of learning! Students compete against each other by managing teams of countries or states that score points based on how often they are mentioned in the news, as well as the tone of those stories. It's like fantasy football for social studies! Whether you want to keep up with U.S. or Global current events, FanSchool has a game for you. Plus, the super helpful and responsive team at FanSchool will help you every step of the way! Plenty of standards-aligned activities are available to supplement this activity. Most appropriate for grades 6-12, internet-based platform.

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John Honish

Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Beloit Turner Middle School
I teach 7th grade Geography and 8th grade U.S. History. I use flipped classroom concepts and create videos not only for flipped content, but also music parody videos and general goofiness. I run a student news broadcast that "airs" weekly at our school. I coach Middle School Track (specifically distance running and high jump) and used to coach Middle School Football. I am on my building-level leadership team and am a "Tech Guide" to help... Read More →


Monday March 20, 2017 8:00am - 8:50am
UNIVERSITY AB

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