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In-Person NewsLitCamp: Berks County

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST


Calling all educators in Berks County, Pennsylvania!

We’re excited to announce NewsLitCamp® Berks County, hosted in partnership with the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s Core Connections Conference 2022!

Join us on June 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET for an immersive (and FREE!) professional development experience focusing on essential news literacy concepts.

This event is generously sponsored by the Google News Initiative.

Register today

NewsLitCamp is an immersive, free professional learning experience primarily for middle and high school educators. It features topical sessions (selected with input from participants) led by journalists and news literacy experts, designed to develop expertise in news literacy education, share specialized teaching resources and provide a behind-the-scenes view of the news reporting process.

You’ll leave NewsLitCamp with new ideas, skills and resources to help your students navigate today’s complex and challenging information landscape and demystify what distinguishes quality journalism from rumors, hoaxes and other types of misinformation.

If you are a middle or high school teacher, librarian, or other educator, or you know one who might be interested, please register and tell your colleagues about NewsLitCamp. 

Educators who attend Core Connections conference are eligible to earn up to 10 Act 48 credits.

See you on June 15!

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