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EDClasses & Training

Find information about free standards-aligned workshops for students visiting the Newseum, plus virtual classes, professional development for teachers and adult team building programs. *Classes and workshops are booked for groups of at least 10 people. Unfortunately, we do not offer classes and workshops for individuals.* Note: Beginning July 1 - September 4, classes and programs will be offered on a limited summer schedule.

  • Learning Center

    Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers

    Can you navigate the flurry of fake news and strike a balance between being a cynic and a sucker? Get the tools you need to stay ahead of online tricksters and trolls – and help combat the fake news cycle.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Online and/or Newseum Learning Center

    Navigating NewseumED

    In this hands-on introduction to our website, you'll learn how to find primary sources, videos, lessons and interactives to support your learning objectives in the classroom or on a field trip.

    This class is for:

    • Educators
  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    Ace Reporter Challenge Scavenger Hunt

    In teams, race to solve five puzzles in the Newseum's galleries that culminate in an epic final challenge.

    This class is for:

    • Professionals
  • Newseum Learning Center, Documentary Theater and/or Virtually

    First Amendment and Tinker

    Students learn about the ground-breaking Supreme Court case that protected student speech in public schools.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center

    Battle for the Bill of Rights

    Through role-play and debate, students learn about Federalists, Antifederalists and the creation of the Bill of Rights.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center

    Speed of News

    Students see how technology affects communication through hands-on exploration of telegraphs, typewriters and more.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    Photo Ethics

    Students become more critical consumers of visual information by examining real-life case studies of photojournalists striving to be accurate, fair and clear.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center, Documentary Theater and/or Virtually

    Media Ethics for Students

    Students become more critical consumers of news media by examining real-life case studies of journalists striving to be accurate, fair and clear.

    This class is for:

    • Students

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EDTools

Incorporate NewseumED resources in your classroom or enrich your research project with rare, hi-res primary sources.

EDCollections

Dive into specially curated collections of primary sources and lessons on civil rights, women's suffrage and more.

EDIdeas

Respond to breaking news and find new ways to teach standard topics with tips from NewseumED staff.

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