Archive for Education

Newsy Activities for Family Fun During Social Distancing
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Newsy Activities for Family Fun During Social Distancing

As we enter the second month of social distancing due to COVID-19, many people will be getting cabin fever (if you haven’t already), especially kids ... Read More
Newton Kansan Demonstrates Why Representation Matters in Schools
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Newton Kansan Demonstrates Why Representation Matters in Schools

In Newton, Kansas, less than 3 percent of teachers are non-white, while the student body is 38 percent non-white. For reporters at The Newton Kansan, ... Read More
Teaching Kids About Media Literacy
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Teaching Kids About Media Literacy

Providing the right tools for young news consumers will help them learn how to spot fake news; how to tell the difference between ads, blogs ... Read More
News Literacy Project's Newsroom to Classroom Not Just for Middle Schoolers
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News Literacy Project’s Newsroom to Classroom Not Just for Middle Schoolers

I had a writing class that turned into a heated discussion about how we categorized “fake news.” No matter how many articles we read — ... Read More
Support Real News with Media Literacy Tools for the Classroom
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Support Real News with Media Literacy Tools for the Classroom

With fake news and distrust of the media making it harder for many people to know what to believe, there is ample need for news ... Read More
First of Three NewsLitCamps In D.C. Begins 4/21
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First of Three NewsLitCamps In D.C. Begins 4/21

Tomorrow the News Literacy Project kicks off the first NewsLitCamp in Washington, D.C. at the Newseum. This full-day, interactive program is focused on connecting teachers ... Read More
30 Under 30 with Mark Pan
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30 Under 30 with Mark Pan

News Media Alliance announced the winners of its first "Top 30 Under 30" Awards program at mediaXchange 2016 in April, which honors young leaders working in every ... Read More
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