Newspaper instead of the school book: a treasure hunt in the classroom

the very concept of vocabulary makes it clear that it is only a useful Fundus, with the you to understand. Rather, it is a true treasure that can give simple st

Newspaper instead of the school book: a treasure hunt in the classroom

the very concept of vocabulary makes it clear that it is only a useful Fundus, with the you to understand. Rather, it is a true treasure that can give simple statements Shine. He is not a poet only, to bring feelings to a wide range of expression, but also makes it possible to formulate the facts behind politics and Economics precisely and to make subtle differences visible. Thus, if the vocabulary of students is greater, so the is have participated in one of the biggest compliments for the project "My newspaper" of the Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft and the F. A. Z. to the 2020, around 800 pupils from 30 classes.

Patricia Andreae

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

91 percent of the teachers who were afterwards questioned by the Dortmund-based media Agency MCT, stated that the vocabulary of young people have expanded, and 83 percent expressed the understanding of the text have improved. Many students have created for their long-term work folders, items collected, summarized, commented on, and glossaries of unknown words created. This has shown to be effective. The best Works have been awarded in this year in a virtual awards ceremony. The students have engaged in an impressive manner with issues such as mobility of the future, reporting on religious issues, Donald Trump and of course Corona.

Nine out of ten want political news

Three-quarters of the teachers indicated in the survey by the project have increased the General education of young people and their media improved competence. In the case of the students, 90 percent have expressed that they find it important or very important, to deal in school with the latest political news. Thus, the project fell on fertile ground. And in a year in the it for students and teachers alike, it was difficult to cope with in the light of the Corona pandemic in the curriculum. In contrast to some of the worksheet the newspaper was daily, in printed or digital Form – as an invitation to discover New things.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 11:21

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