Praise from ‘The Innovative Educator’ for NLP’s Checkology® platform

NLP in the News

Lisa Nielsen (a/k/a The Innovative Educator), director of digital engagement and professional development at the New York City Department of Education, attended the News Literacy Project’s Aug. 1 #NewsLitCamp at Time Inc. headquarters. She wrote two blog posts about her experience — one outlining the benefits of the Checkology® virtual classroom (which she said provides “high-quality, engaging material that keep me glued to the lessons for hours”) and the other discussing strategies presented during the NewsLitCamp for giving a voice to diverse communities.

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Pink slime outlets pose as legitimate local news organizations, but they lack the ethical standards of trustworthy journalism. In a recent mLive article, Hannah Covington, NLP’s senior director of education content, weighed in on a pink slime newspaper circulating in Michigan and emphasized the need for news literacy skills to detect unreliable stories, especially ahead…

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New Jersey station highlights classroom using NLP resources

A recent NJ Spotlight News segment featured a middle school class at Princeton Montessori School in New Jersey, where News Literacy Project Ambassador Aish Sami uses free educator resources from NLP to teach a media literacy course. “My hope and dreams for the students when they walk out of the classroom is that they feel…

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Webinar: Introducing Camp Fact-Check

This free webinar for educators, presented by the News Literacy Project, explores virtual lessons and other resources that can be used to teach students fact-checking skills over the summer.