NLP News

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In-Person NewsLitCamp: Berks County

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

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Hybrid NewsLitCamp: Pittsburgh

The News Literacy Project is pleased to announce our very first hybrid-style NewsLitCamp on Monday, June 6 at 8 a.m. ET, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and sponsored by The Grable Foundation.

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Virtual NewsLitCamp: Great Lakes

Please join us on Wednesday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET for NewsLitCamp® Great Lakes, in partnership with the Star Tribune and the Akron Beacon Journal, and sponsored by the Knight Foundation.

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The Moore family and NLP: A leap of faith and a legacy gift

In January 2009, philanthropists David and Katherine Moore took a leap of faith in me and the News Literacy Project when they became one of our first individual donors, despite the fact  that we had yet to provide a single classroom lesson. 

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NewsLitCamp Miami

Join us on Friday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET for NewsLitCamp® Miami, in partnership with Miami-Dade Public Schools and sponsored by The Knight Foundation.  

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Using the news to develop students’ critical thinking

Students today are immersed in a news and information landscape that pervades every aspect of their lives. From TikTok to Instagram to Twitter, they are inundated with posts, and many of them are not credible or legitimately grounded. It is difficult to know what is true. Because this environment is complex and riddled with misinformation, it provides a prime opportunity to authentically develop students’ critical thinking abilities.

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NewsLitCamp Illinois

Join us on Friday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT for NewsLitCamp® Illinois, sponsored by The Robert F. McCormick Foundation.

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PitchIt! NYC Student Essay Contest

New York City educators! Enter your students in our essay contest for a chance for both of you to win an Amazon gift card worth up to $100. Deadline: May 13, 2022.

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NLPeople: Elizabeth Price, manager of professional learning

Elizabeth Price West Hollywood, California This is part of a series that introduces you to the people behind the scenes at the News Literacy Project. Can you tell us a little about your background and what brought you to NLP? I was born in Washington, D.C., and am a product of generations-long East Coasters but…

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