January 13th, 2011

CNN Student News: Helping adults discuss tough topics with kids

From the tragedy of the Arizona shooting to the economic impact of a paralyzing winter storm, CNN Student News provides teachers and parents with Daily Discussion questions that they can use to discuss a range of topics – including difficult and often complex stories – with their students and children to help them better understand the news. Additionally, these questions are designed to help young people develop their critical thinking and media literacy skills.

CNN Student News’ ten-minute, daily program and all related resources are available free of charge. For more information about CNN Student News and the free related resources, click here – or go directly to www.CNNStudentNews.com to check them out for yourself.