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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...

1 For All Challenge winners use First Amendment as building block in the classroom

July 25, 2015

Sarah Segal was just one of the 40 secondary-school educators honored with $1,000 for her innovative First Amendment teachings in the classroom. The 1 For All First Amendment Challenge winner teaches sixth-grade literacy, language arts and social studies of the ancient American cultures at Hood River...

Challenge winners incorporate technology into First Amendment teachings

July 17, 2015

“The First Amendment is more complex than most students first recognize, and it affects their everyday lives,” Jo Boggess Phillips said. Phillips teaches 12th-grade civics, AP U.S. government, politics, and state and local government at Ripley High School in Ripley, West Virginia. Phillips said...

1 For All First Amendment Challenge winners encourage students to speak out

July 10, 2015

Mark Ford teaches 12th-grade humanities and social studies at Casco Bay High School in Portland, Maine. Ford received the 1 For All First Amendment honor after using speeches, court cases and free speech acts to show students how easy and empowering it is to speak out. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...