Are you a teacher watching the hearings with your students today? Why or why not? If you're not watching the hearings, how are you addressing them with your classes? We want to hear about the discussions you and your students are having.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and scientist and professor Dr. Christine Blasey Ford both testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday regarding Ford’s allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh when both were high-school students.
The Kavanaugh confirmation
- Kavanaugh to hear his 1st arguments as Supreme Court justice
- Kavanaugh uproar in Senate fuels GOP races for governor and House
- Alaska GOP may take punitive action against Murkowskin Kavanaugh
- Bitter fight over Kavanaugh shadows a conservative court
- After Kavanaugh vote, Susan Rice considering challenge to Collins in Maine
- McConnell says Senate 'not broken,' despite Kavanaugh fight
The hearings are ongoing and you can find our continuing coverage here.
We know students across all grades have questions about these proceedings, sexual misconduct, Senate hearing procedures and more. Some may even be watching in class right now.
Are you a teacher watching the hearings with your students today? Why or why not? If you’re not watching the hearings, how are you addressing them with your classes? We want to hear about the discussions you and your students are having:
- What do students think about the hearings and allegations?
- What questions are they asking most frequently?
- Are there gender divisions among students in these discussions?
- What, if any, plans do you have to continue these conversations?
- How does it feel to be moderating these discussions?
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