Nelson Graves

Nelson Graves is the founder of News-Decoder. He has traveled the world as a foreign correspondent and educator. News-Decoder is an effort to promote global understanding and to empower the millennial generation to find solutions to the world’s most intractable problems.

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How to Use Online Sources to Challenge Bias and Expand Perspectives

Posted by Nelson Graves on July 11, 2017

Official online sources can be powerful tools for developing students' perspectives, according to Nelson Graves, journalist and founder of News-Decoder. In this guest post he uses an interesting ecological example to demonstrate how biases work and then provides educators with an exercise to help students challenge their own perceptions to better understand people and the world around them. 

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Topics: Teaching Strategy

How You Can Help Students See Other Viewpoints

Posted by Nelson Graves on July 11, 2016

Recent events in Baton Rouge, suburban Minneapolis, and Dallas have shown that it has never been more important for all of us to understand viewpoints that differ from our own. Official online sources can be powerful tools for developing students' perspectives, according to Nelson Graves, journalist and founder of News-Decoder.

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Topics: News, Stereotype, Journalism, Teaching Strategy, Lesson Ideas

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