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NLP in the News


The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss features content from The Sift® in her blog Answer Sheet weekly throughout the school year. These are the installments for the 2020-21 academic year.

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EdWeb Webinar: Building strong digital citizens: News and media literacy in the classroom

In this edWeb webinar, co-sponsored by the News Literacy Project and EdCuration, hear creative ideas, advice and solutions to these questions from some of NLP’s NewsLit Nation ambassadors, who are educators serving as community news literacy advocates. These educators will share how they engage students in classroom discussions and use activities that develop critical news and media literacy skills such as identifying credible information, seeking out reliable sources, and understanding the role of a free press in a democracy.