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Is one of your goals as a teacher to help your students make sense of the torrent of news and other information streaming through their online worlds? Would you like to empower your students by providing them with the news literacy skills they need to become active and engaged participants in civic life? Our new…

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Miami educators: NewsLitCamp® with Univision

Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), Univision News and Miami-Dade County Public Schools for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Univision News journalists. Register today at this link (it’s FREE!) to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/registermiamiNLC. Space is limited. Details Educators will meet at Univision for a full day of free workshops and conversations…

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Charlotte educators: NewsLitCamp® with The Charlotte Observer

Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), The Charlotte Observer and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools for a highly engaging, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Charlotte Observer journalists. Details Educators will meet at The Charlotte Observer for a full day of free workshops, conversations and maker sessions with NLP staff and Observer reporters and editors. Breakfast and…

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Educators in Chicago or attending #NCSS18: NewsLitCamp® at WBEZ

Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), WBEZ and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) for a NewsLitCamp on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. WBEZ (91.5 FM) is Chicago’s NPR affiliate; it also produces This American Life and co-produces, with NPR, the popular current affairs quiz show Wait Wait … Don’t Tell…

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American Public Health Association annual meeting

NLP has long described the misinformation and disinformation epidemic as “a public health crisis.” Now it’s a topic of discussion at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting. Alan C. Miller, our founder and CEO, will be joined by experts from the RAND Corporation and the Center for Media Literacy to discuss “Facts Matter: Truth, Media…

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News literacy sessions in Brazil

Christine Nyirjesy Bragale, NLP’s senior vice president of communications, is taking the news literacy message to Brazil this week. Between Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 she will be leading discussions on media literacy and information disorder, open to the public, in Manaus, Brasília and Sāo Paulo; she will also meet with students, educators and journalists.…

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National Association of Science Writers 2018 meeting

These days, communicating with young people about science is critical  — especially when the phrase “fake news” is often applied to scientific topics. Today’s tweens and teens are the next generation of voters; some could be casting their first ballots as soon as next month. To make good decisions, they will need both science literacy…

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L.A. area educators: NewsLitCamp® at UCLA

Join the News Literacy Project and the Los Angeles Times for a highly engaging (and free!) teacher-centered NewsLitCamp — a professional development event featuring breakout sessions with L.A. Times journalists. The Los Angeles Times has been covering the city, the region and the world for more than 136 years. It has won 44 Pulitzer Prizes in a variety of categories…

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Houston area educators: NewsLitCamp® at the Chronicle

Join the News Literacy Project, the Houston Chronicle and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) on Friday, Nov. 9, for a highly engaging (and free!) teacher-centered NewsLitCamp — a professional development event featuring breakout sessions with Chronicle journalists. The Houston Chronicle, founded in 1901, is one of the largest newspapers in the United States. It was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in…

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Association for Middle Level Education 2018 conference

John Silva, NBCT, our director of education, is presenting a session at the 2018 conference of the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE), which describes itself as “the most valuable and comprehensive professional development opportunity in the world for any person working with students ages 10–15.” John’s topic: “Creating a Classroom Where Facts Prevail and Students Become…

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