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December 2017 E-Newsletter

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13 New and 24 Updated Media Literacy Lesson Plans

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Newseum Education — DECEMBER 2017

New Tools for Boosting Your Media Savvy
Stay fresh and fluent in today’s media landscape with our newest free resource, the Media Literacy Booster Pack. New and updated resources — including infographics, videos, historical sources and case studies — are grouped together in eight easy-to-explore media literacy challenges.Made available in partnership with AAUW.


New Propaganda Poster
A simple acronym — S.E.E.D. — helps students recognize the techniques propaganda uses to spread ideas and persuade the public.
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Examples of Real-Fake Stories
We’ve collected links to 41 current and/or archived surprising-but-real, fake and flawed news articles for middle and high school students to analyze.
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Cooking Up Clickbait
This activity provides an introduction to how we respond to juicy headlines, and how these habits connect to the spread of junk news.
Confronting Confirmation Bias
Explore with your students the natural tendency to evaluate information based on the outcome we want to reach.
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