Katie Gould is the PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer. Prior to teaching high school social studies for six years, Katie worked as a researcher in psychiatric medicine specializing in neuroscience.
Katie's Most Recent Stories
November 18, 2014
NewsHour Extra, the NewsHour’s educational resource site, is challenging students with its annual #MyZeitgeist contest to create digital projects about the most important news events of 2014. Inspired by Google’s annual Zeitgeist year-in-review montage, #MyZeitgeist encourages innovation in the classroom, news … Continue reading →
July 9, 2014
Welcome to the first installation of “The Teachers’ Lounge,” a forum where the often overlooked voice of teachers can be heard. Through our regular blog we will address trends, best practices and the real challenges educators, students and families face every day. In conjunction with the NewsHour’s American Graduate profile of a school that uses games as a tool for engagement, our blog further explores play in the classroom and research that suggests it can be a helpful strategy for teachers. Continue reading →