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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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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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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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PitchIt! Miami Student Essay Contest

Florida 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 extended: May 13, 2022.

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NewsLitCamp® in Gwinnett County, Atlanta

Calling all metro Atlanta educators! Join us for NewsLitCamp Gwinnett County, in partnership with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Gwinnett County Public Schools, on Jan. 25 at 9a.m. ET.

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NewsLitCamp Bay Area

Join NLP and San Francisco Bay Area-based independent newsroom Local News Matters on Nov. 22  for a virtual, educator-focused NewsLitCamp®.

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NewsLitCamp Detroit

Join NLP and Detroit Public Schools on Nov. 2 for a virtual, educator-focused NewsLitCamp®.

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Back to school Twitter chat

Join the News Literacy Project on Twitter on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 4-5 p.m. ET. Throughout the hour, we will ask eight to 10 questions related to the new school year.  Anderson, our staff and anyone else participating can answer using the #NLPChat hashtag.

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NewsLitCamp with The 19th*

NewsLitCamp is an immersive, free professional learning experience primarily for middle and high school educators.

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Media Bias: Current Conversations

Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of education, will discuss media bias and show consumers how to evaluate news coverage in a virtual presentation for the St. Charles City-County Library Current Conversations series. People frequently perceive and allege bias in news coverage, but what does this really mean? What makes a piece of news biased,…

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PitchIt! Essay Contest

Miami Dade Public Schools, in partnership with the News Literacy Project, is hosting a news literacy essay writing contest to empower students to be civically informed and engaged.

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Columbia educators: NewsLitCamp® with South Carolina ETV and Public Radio and The Post and Courier

NewsLitCamp helps teachers and librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, The Post and Courier, and Richland School District Two on May 14 and 21 for NewsLitCamp, a virtual teacher-centered professional learning event over two afternoons featuring breakout sessions with Columbia journalists.…

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Senior Planet OATS webinar: ‘Fact-Checking and Digital Verification’

Join the News Literacy Project and OATS Senior Planet for a free webinar to learn how to fact-check content and use existing tools to verify information before you share it. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, March 31 at 1pm ET / 10am PT. In this webinar, we’ll share tips to help you understand the motivations of bad actors who push misleading, inaccurate and false information, and we’ll help you build skills to identify it and stop its spread. We’ll also teach you the basics of fact-checking so that you can protect yourself from falling for misinformation.

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Minnesota educators: NewsLitCamp® with Star Tribune, MPR News and Sourcewell Technology

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), Star Tribune, MPR News and Sourcewell Technology on June 15 for NewsLitCamp, a virtual teacher-centered day of professional learning featuring breakout sessions with Minnesota journalists. Sign up today (it’s FREE!) to reserve your seat!…

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All educators: NewsLitCamp® with The Wall Street Journal

NewsLitCamp helps teachers and librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), The Wall Street Journal and the New York City Department of Education on June 3 for NewsLitCamp, a national virtual teacher-centered day of professional learning featuring breakout sessions with journalists from the Wall Street Journal. This program…

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More Civil Union: The Role of News Literacy in Civic Education

Hosted by: Constitutional Democracy Project – IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Presenter: Allie Niese, CPS Teacher March 11, 2021, 4-5:30 p.m. CT Sign up now! This webinar will answer questions surrounding the role of news literacy in the classroom, share resources, and develop content knowledge to better support civil dialogue in the classroom. The session…

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