news literacy

Lesson plan: What is the difference between mis- and disinformation?

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Learn to define and distinguish misinformation and disinformation. Continue reading

PBS NewsHour: Two-minute news wrap activity for students

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Watch this PBS NewsHour two-minute news wrap from March 16th and answer the accompanying focus question. Continue reading

Coronavirus update: Health questions, Trump’s speech, schools’ response

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson to learn about Trump’s address concerning the coronavirus and how schools and colleges are reacting. Continue reading

What your students need to know about the 2020 Census

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about Census 2020 and why the U.S. conducts the census. Continue reading

Educator Voice: How journalism builds curiosity and confidence in our students

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  By Mitch Schwartz, Cynthia Booker and Amy Woods As Scholastic Journalism Week hosted by the Journalism Education Association kicks off this week, three teachers…read more

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