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Make plans to help students engage with the news Oct. 6

October 2, 2015

News Engagement Day, sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is a great opportunity to encourage students to engage with the news and remind them why news matters. Now in its second year, News Engagement Day aims to increase the public’s appetite for news....

Roundtables provide a template for teaching news literacy skills

September 28, 2015

The National Community and News Literacy Roundtables Project, launched in June by the American Society of News Editors, gives a template for how schools can introduce news literacy concepts to students. In partnership with the American Press Institute and The News Literacy Project, the two-year project...

New resource for teaching news literacy available on JEA listserv

September 18, 2015

A new resource for teaching news literacy is available on the Journalism Education Association’s listserv. Megan Fromm, the news literacy curriculum leader for JEA, is sharing news literacy talking points through the listserv. Each email will provide a resource, such as a link to a current article...

Student Press Law Center provides valuable information to students and their teachers

September 11, 2015

The Student Press Law Center has been a critical resource for high school and college journalists and their advisers since 1974. The SPLC is “the nation's only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied...

Constitution Day offers annual holiday to teach the First Amendment

September 4, 2015

Constitution Day is observed annually each Sept. 17, the day the United States Constitution was signed in 1787. Schools receiving federal funds must provide programming on the history of the Constitution on Sept. 17 every year. Begun in 2001, it also offers an annual day that teachers can bring lessons about t...

News literacy lessons available for science teachers

News literacy lessons available for science teachers

August 28, 2015

The American Society of News Editors and the Journalism Education Association in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute offer free news literacy lessons for English/language arts, science, math and social studies teachers to use in secondary-school classrooms. The lessons are available at WhyNews...

News literacy lesson plans available for math teachers

August 21, 2015

The American Society of News Editors and the Journalism Education Association in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute offer free news literacy lessons for English/language arts, science, math and social studies teachers to use in secondary-school classrooms. The lessons are available at WhyNews...

Innovative English/language arts news literacy lessons debut

August 18, 2015

The American Society of News Editors and the Journalism Education Association in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute offer free news literacy lessons for English/language arts, science, math and social studies teachers to use in secondary-school classrooms. The lessons are avai...

News literacy lessons available for social studies teachers

August 7, 2015

The American Society of News Editors and the Journalism Education Association in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute offer free news literacy lessons for English/language arts, science, math and social studies teachers to use in secondary-school classrooms. The lessons are avai...

Model news literacy lessons for social studies, English, science and math available for secondary-school teachers

July 29, 2015

The American Society of News Editors and the Journalism Education Association in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute offer free news literacy lessons for English/language arts, science, math and social studies teachers to use in secondary-school classrooms. The lessons are available...