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Navigating Media: Helping Students Stay Informed

Saturday, March 24 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Presenters: Susan Kambrich, Sandra M. Stevenson

Target Audience: Elementary II, Secondary I, Secondary II

Join a New York Times journalist and a Montessori educator in conversation about how to help students navigate the media landscape, including the Internet and social media, where even adults struggle to discern between credible sources, ”fake news,“ and opinion. You’ll receive lesson plans and other empowering resources for teaching current events and arming students for responsible participation in this critical aspect of global citizenry.

About the Presenters

Susan Kambrich

Susan Kambrich, MEd, is head of Woodland Hill Montessori School, in Rensselaer, NY, treasurer of the AMS Board of Directors, and a board member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools. AMS-credentialed (Administrator). AMI-credentialed (Elementary I–II).

Sandra M. Stevenson

Sandra M. Stevenson is visual editor at the New York Times and the Family Representative on the AMS Board of Directors.

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