It is all about news literacy. The Economist’s Educational Foundation has a special edition for parents and children that invites young people to be curious about the world’s biggest ideas and challenges, and consider what should be done about them.
These discussions inspire young people to think big about the world and their possibilities in it and just as importantly, it builds essential knowledge of current affairs, critical thinking, communication skills and confidence.
With a free sign up, each Tuesday delivers to your inbox, a fresh set of engaging, versatile activities perfect for use at home or in school. This helps children, by encouraging learners to assess the truth of what they read about the coronavirus, evaluate the arguments around stockpiling and reflect on the different perspectives in the news.
The downloadable packs – by subject – include printable activities, video interviews, animations, slide shows and more.