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Student-Led Debate Teaches Government

§ September 15th, 2011 § Filed under Current Events, High School, History, Middle School § No Comments

With big elections just over a year away, now is a great time to teach students about politics. The Boston Herald and UMass Lowell are hosting a student-led debate that will give young people a better understanding of how our government works.

Teachers and students can watch the Oct. 4 debate live on bostonherald.com. For more information read this Boston Herald article.

Video: Boston Herald Remembers 9/11

§ September 9th, 2011 § Filed under Current Events, High School, History, Media criticism, Uncategorized § Tagged , § No Comments

Watch this new Boston Herald video to find out what it was like to be a reporter covering the events of September 11, 2001. Please note: this video is appropriate for more mature students in grades 9-12.