Using Our Student Editorial Contest
As an Authentic Platform for Argumentative Writing
An open webinar from the New York Times Learning Network
Do your students enjoy discussion and debate?
Are you looking for ways to channel their opinions into meaningful writing?
Are you searching for an authentic audience to read their work?
Each year, The Learning Network’s Editorial Contest provides students a platform to write short, evidence-based persuasive essays like the editorials The New York Times publishes every day. Over 10,000 students participate. Will yours?
We know that evidence-based argumentative writing is an important component of middle and high school education. This contest serves as the perfect real-world example of this genre. And students have the chance to share their opinions with our judges - and, if they’re one of dozens of winners and runners-up, with the world.
In this 50-minute webinar, our Learning Network editors will help prepare you and your students for this contest. We will:
Register now to join our LIVE webinar or to receive a link to stream the recorded webinar on-demand.