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Miami educators: NewsLitCamp® with Univision

Miami-area educators, join the News Literacy Project for a virtual NewsLitCamp® event! About this Event Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), Univision News and Miami-Dade County Public Schools on Oct. 23 for a virtual teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Univision News journalists. This program is one in a national series of NewsLitCamps led by…

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Lunch and Learn: News Literacy for All

Join us on Oct. 8 for a Lunch and Learn with Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of education. Register now on Zoom to attend. Peter will explore recent trends in viral misinformation and how to spot them. He will introduce resources for debunking falsehoods and strategies for talking with friends and family members who…

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Checkology Office Hours are now open

Sign up to attend on Zoom at this link. Join us on the last Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. PT/ 4:30 p.m. ET to learn more about the News Literacy Project’s Checkology virtual classroom. Hear about recent platform updates, new resources, and commonly asked user questions. Each webinar will contain a live Q&A…

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Fall News Literacy Professional Development Series

Fall News Literacy Series: Skills students must learn to be reliably informed The News Literacy Project is holding a series of four free webinars, addressing essential news literacy topics, every Tuesday in October (Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27) at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT. We are allotting 60 minutes for each session, plus an optional 30–minute Q&A to ensure…

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Introducing NLP’s May news literacy webinar series

We recently asked educators what they most wanted us to feature in upcoming professional development webinars. Using that feedback, the News Literacy Project is holding a series of four free webinars, addressing essential news literacy topics, every Thursday in May (May 7, 14, 21 and 28) at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. We are allotting…

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COVID-19 in Context: News Coverage and News Literacy in Uncertain Times

Join the News Literacy Project and the University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for a four-part webinar series, COVID-19 in Context: News Coverage, News Literacy & Scientific Uncertainty. The series will explore one of the most urgent science communication challenges of our lives through the insights of journalists, news literacy education experts and scientists. Beginning…

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NLP webinar: What does it mean to be ‘news-literate’?

  Educators and parents: If school closures mean that you’re teaching students through distance learning or homeschooling, join NLP for a one-hour webinar on Tuesday, April 7, starting at 1 p.m ET / 10 a.m. PT. The ability to sort fact from fiction — to identify reliable sources of information and recognize misinformation — has…

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POSTPONED: Detroit educators: NewsLitCamp® with WXYZ-TV Channel 7 and the Detroit Free Press

This event has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back later for information on a new date. Join the News Literacy Project, WXYZ-TV Channel 7, the Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public Schools Community District for a highly engaging, educator-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Registration details coming soon! NewsLitCamp is…

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POSTPONED: Chicago educators: NewsLitCamp® with Block Club Chicago, The Better Government Association, The Chicago Reporter and ProPublica Illinois

This event has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back later for information on a new date. Join the News Literacy Project, Block Club Chicago, the Better Government Association, The Chicago Reporter,  ProPublica Illinois and Chicago Public Schools, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Register today…

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Illinois educators: NewsLitCamp® with the Rockford Register Star

Join the News Literacy Project, the Rockford Register Star and Rockford Public Schools (RPS) on Tuesday, Feb. 11, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. This program is one in a national series of NewsLitCamps led by the News Literacy Project in collaboration with a diverse group of news organizations around the country. Register today at this link (it’s…

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Akron educators: NewsLitCamp® with the Akron Beacon Journal & Greater Akron Chamber

Join the News Literacy Project, the Akron Beacon Journal and the Six District Educational Compact on Thursday, Jan. 30, for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. Register today at this link (it’s FREE!) to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/newslitcampAkron. Space is limited. Sign up today to reserve your seat! NewsLitCamp is a day-long professional development experience based on an “edcamp” style…

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