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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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Senior Planet OATS webinar: ‘Exploring the Misinformation Landscape’

Register here for this free webinar from AARP/Senior Planet OATS initiative Join us Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. ET when the News Literacy Project (NLP) presents the free webinar Exploring the Misinformation Landscape for AARP’/Senior Planet. The session, part of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) initiative, will help older people recognize the motivations…

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edWeb Webinar: “Empowering Students with News Literacy”

Register here for this free presentation at edWeb. When students connect strongly to what you are teaching, they become motivated to turn assignments into action. If you want to ignite a spark in your students, you won’t want to miss this edWebinar, featuring the News Literacy Project’s ambassadors. They’ll describe how their students have elevated…

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NewsLit Week | Twitter chat

Participate in a live Twitter chat with Ebonee Rice, NLP’s vice president, Educator Network, and several of our NewsLit Nation ambassadors on at #NewsLiteracyWeek. Educators, join us to learn more about how to bring news literacy to your classrooms, to feel part of a community and to hear from reporters about how news literacy fits into…

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NewsLit Week | Free “What It Means To Be News Literate” Webinar

NLP is teaming up with Senior Planet to present a webinar titled “What It Means to be News Literate?” The event will serve as an introduction to news literacy for members of the Older Adults Technology Services’ organization and will give their members a better understanding of the basic concepts and skills needed to be…

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NewsLit Week | All educators: NewsLitCamp® with CNN Worldwide

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinfo. About this Event Join the News Literacy Project (NLP) and CNN Worldwide on Jan. 26 for a national, virtual, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with CNN television and digital journalists. This program is one in a national series of NewsLitCamps…

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NewsLit Week | edWeb Webinar: “Avoiding the Rabbit Hole: How to Recognize and Understand Conspiratorial Thinking”

In this virtual edWebinar on Jan. 27, join subject matter expert John Silva and Shaelynn Farnsworth of the News Literacy Project for a conversation about conspiracy theories. Register here for this free presentation at edWeb. Conspiracy theories are rampant on social media, particularly related to hyperpartisan political beliefs as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. More…

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Illinois educators: NewsLitCamp® with Chicago Defender, ProPublica Illinois, Better Government Association, Rockford Register Star and Block Club Chicago

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinfo. Join the News Literacy Project (NLP) and Chicago Public School Libraries on Feb. 5 for a virtual teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with journalists from Chicago Defender, ProPublica Illinois, Better Government Association, Rockford Register Star and Block Club…

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San José educators: NewsLitCamp® with NBC Bay Area

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinfo. About this Event Join the News Literacy Project (NLP), the San José Public Library and NBC Bay Area on Dec. 2 and 3 for a virtual, teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with local journalists. This program is part of a…

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“Is That A Fact?”: An Analysis of Misinformation and the Election

For a better understanding of how misinformation and disinformation have impacted this election, please join us for a live episode of our podcast Is that a fact? on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. ET. Host Darragh Worland will moderate a lively conversation featuring Enrique Acevedo of 60 in 6 (former anchor at Univision) and an NLP board…

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All educators: NewsLitCamp® with The Texas Tribune

NewsLitCamp helps teachers & librarians develop expertise in news literacy, demystifying what distinguishes quality journalism from misinformation About this event NewsLitCamp is now nationwide! Join the News Literacy Project (NLP) and The Texas Tribune on Thursday, Dec. 10, for our first nationwide — and virtual — teacher-centered NewsLitCamp featuring breakout sessions with Texas Tribune journalists. This…

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