"The Current Events, a newspaper for kids, keeps students informed while preparing them for academic achievement and real-world success. Designed for many levels of ability, The Current Events' articles for kids enhances the education of students in grades 2 through 8. Each issue of the national newspaper for kids boosts literacy and fosters the development of critical thinking skills while encouraging students to become engaged citizens and lifelong readers.
The Current Events is more than a newspaper for kids; it is a teaching tool produced by a team of educational professionals. Its research-based feature articles and activities foster higher-order thinking skills and prepares students for standardized tests.
Our diverse and experienced team of educational professionals, journalists, writers, designers, and award-winning illustrators ensures that students receive a maximum newspaper experience.
The Current Events serves students, teachers and parents, in private, public, home, and parochial schools. Our articles for kids empower students with a framework to understand world events - what is happening, why it is happening and how it matters to them - so that they can become involved and participate as responsible citizens in our democracy."
The Teacher's Guide that comes with paid subscriptions, provides learning objectives for the content as well as pre-reading/during reading/after reading guides to help guide students through non-fiction reading skills. Also provided: geography & science connections, writing skill adaptations, al as well as review questions for each weekly edition!!