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Lesson plan – How teens deal with the spread of misinformation

Lesson Plan

Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Social justice through the lens of the Black Panthers

Lesson Plan

Students will hear from Stanley Nelson, director of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” who discusses the role social justice plays in documentary filmmaking. Continue reading

Lesson plan: What’s your “Brief but Spectacular” take?

Lesson Plan

Every Thursday night, the PBS NewsHour profiles people and their passions in the series Brief but Spectacular. Creator Steve Goldbloom and his producing partner Zach Land-Miller wanted to find a new way to share original voices the public might otherwise not see. Now you can join the fun… Continue reading

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” brings back beloved characters and record ticket sales

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The latest installment in the popular “Star Wars” franchise brought in more than $1 billion in ticket sales over the Christmas holiday weekend— the fastest to do so in movie history. Continue reading

In Congo, filmmaking allows young people to dream

Video

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, seeing a movie means sitting in a makeshift street theater with poor sound and picture quality. Continue reading

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