Media Literacy

How Michael Cohen violated campaign finance law

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Who is Robert Mueller? Who is Michael Cohen and what does he have to do with President Trump? What are campaign finance violations? In this PBS lesson plan, students will learn the latest on the Mueller investigation. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Hawaii’s fix for food deserts | STEM Student Reporting Labs

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Hawaii, for all its tropical splendor, is a relative food desert when it comes to native-grown produce. In this PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs STEM video “Aquaponics Hawaiian Style” to understand the importance of organic and urban farming in small spacescreate a sustainable agricultural system. Continue reading

President George H.W. Bush’s life as a public servant

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Students will learn about the life of President George H.W. Bush in this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

How the news, Netflix and social media influence how schools talk about suicide

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Over the last decade, the suicide rate among teenagers in the U.S. has increased. Use this lesson to discuss the role the media plays in discussions on suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading

Young voters turned out: How teen reporters covered the midterm elections

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Discuss key election highlights with your students, particularly the impact of the youth vote, with this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

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