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The News: Teaching With and About it


The News: Teaching With and About it

Ideas, resources, and conversation about using the news in instruction.

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Here are some great News Resources for Education...
The Newseum in Washington D.C.
The Newseum's Global Front Page Collection
• The New York Times Learning Network

   News Lesson Plans (Media Literacy Clearinghouse)

Discussion Forum

PRIMARY SOURCE: Angry Abe Lincoln takes on the Chicago Tribune

Fascinating story / bundle of letters ...Ever fire off an angry note after reading something in the news? Abraham Lincoln did that a few times. Read his letters to the Tribune here.…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Jun 12, 2019.

APP: Newseum’s Front Pages App

This is by far the coolest thing about visiting the Newseum in DC. Now an app - super cool and incredibly useful!With the Newseum’s Front Pages App, you can get hundreds of newspaper front pages…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Dec 28, 2018.

VIDEO: "How Does 'Fake' News Become News?" via @Tolerance_org

#TeacherToolbox - "How Does 'Fake' News Become News?" Great resource for teaching about how to recognize fake…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Dec 14, 2018.

RESEARCH: Russia trolls spreading vaccination misinformation via BBC

While a majority of Americans believed vaccines were safe and effective, looking at Twitter gave a different impression and suggested that there was a lot of debate about the issue,…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble Nov 4, 2018.

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Comment by Ryan Goble on January 10, 2011 at 6:35pm

A recent tweet reminded me about the Newseum's global front page gallery - if you haven't seen this resource it is amazing! I just added it to the news resources above. We will need more.



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