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Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss showcases The Sift

Washington Post education reporter Valerie Strauss features content from The Sift®,  NLP’s free weekly newsletter for educators, in her blog throughout the school year. Detecting impostor content on social media and other news literacy lessons (Sept. 25, 2022) Out-of -context Clarence Thomas photo — and other news literacy lessons (May 19, 2022) ‘News and information…

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EdWeb Webinar: Informed or influenced? Media and news literacy skills for election season and beyond

In this edWeb webinar, join News Literacy Project experts and news literacy educators to learn how you can strengthen your students’ media and news literacy skills and equip them for active, responsible civic life. Learn about best practices for teaching about bias and the primary purpose of various sources, and discover how you can help students identify news and information that is presented in a fair and accurate way.

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New STEM-Aligned Lessons Released on Checkology®

Educators asked, and we’ve answered! In response to requests for STEM-aligned lessons on Checkology®, the News Literacy Project’s free, browser-based virtual classroom, we’ve added a trio of new lessons: “Evaluating Science-Based Claims,” “Be Health Informed” and “Making Sense of Data.”

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