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NLP Honors 2021 News Literacy Change-Makers

In recognition of their outstanding achievements in supporting news literacy during an unprecedented and challenging school year, NLP has named the recipients of its 2021 educator, journalist and student of the year awards.

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NLP Joins Call to Support Local News 

Today, the News Literacy Project (NLP) joined more than 3,000 diverse, locally-owned, nonprofit and community-based newsrooms calling on Congressional leaders to provide support for America’s community newsrooms in the infrastructure bill.

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NLPeople: John Silva, senior director of education and training

This is the first in an occasional series that introduces you to the people of NLP.John Silva, Chicago 1. Can you tell us about your background and what brought you to NLP? Prior to joining NLP four years ago, I was a classroom teacher for 13 years. I taught middle and high school social studies…

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Teachers share how they used Checkology in challenging year

The 2020-21 school year has been anything but routine for teachers and students all over the world. Unpredictability led to a mixture of remote, hybrid and in-person learning environments — with some classrooms experiencing all three. At the same time, demand grew for resources to teach students how to separate fact from fiction and identify…

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Patternicity contest demonstrates mastery of key concept

Our brains are built to look for patterns, and we tend to see them everywhere. We look up at a cloud and see the shape of a cat. Or we recognize the outline of a face in a puddle. Patternicity is the term for this tendency to perceive meaningful patterns and connections among unrelated events.…

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