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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 12 people. We do not offer classes and workshops for individuals.*

  • Newseum Learning Center, Documentary Theater and/or Virtually

    Covering a Catastrophe

    Through the lens of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, students explore the unique practical and ethical challenges journalists face when covering catastrophic breaking news.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center

    Choose the News

    Students learn how a front page reflects the interests and values of the community, then work in teams to create their own front pages.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    The EXPRESSway

    Celebrate freedom of expression in this fun museum experience.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    Introduction to the First Amendment

    Students get a brief overview of the First Amendment rights and limits, and discuss what life would be like without them.

    This class is for:

    • Students
  • Newseum Learning Center

    Media Ethics for Educators

    Educators learn about the principles of ethical journalism — and how to teach them to your students — in this case-study-based professional development workshop.

    This class is for:

    • Educators
  • Documentary Theater and/or Knight TV Studio

    NewsMania™

    Test your news IQ by playing the Newseum’s popular current-events game show that’s as fresh as today’s headlines!

    This class is for:

    • Professionals
  • Newseum Learning Center

    Stop the Presses!

    In this one-hour experience, discover how newspaper editors decide what makes the front page every day, then race to design your own front page by deadline.

    This class is for:

    • Professionals

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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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