NLP featured in EdSurge podcast

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EdSurge, an education news organization that focuses on education technology, featured Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of education, and Valeria Luquin, recipient of NLP’s 2019 Gwen Ifill Student of the Year Award, in its Sept. 24 podcast discussing news literacy and the challenge of teaching students to navigate a relentless flow of information online.

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Curriculum Connection: Facebook, satire and fact-checking

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Facebook plans to exempt satire and opinion content from its fact-checking program. This would mean that posts that contain demonstrably false claims, but which the platform deems to be either satire or opinion, would not be referred to its network of third-party fact-checkers. Thus, Facebook would not…

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Bringing news literacy to a school, one freshman class at a time

Like many teens asked to research a topic, Catherine Griffin’s students typically would open a search engine, type a word or phrase, and simply use the source at the top of their results. But once Griffin guides them through the Checkology®virtual classroom, they start digging deeper, citing scholarly articles and database results in their research.…

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