This month get our take on a prescription for fighting vaccine misinformation, upcoming conference and library presentations, Women's History Month resources, First Amendment issues in the news and more!
This month get our take on what's missing in the Covington discussion, resources for Women's History Month and the 50th anniversary of the Tinker students' rights case, info on our new community media lit program, and much more!
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Congress passing a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote. Use our free online resources to explore the history and struggles of the suffrage movement.
This month get information on Black History Month resources that look at how First Amendment freedoms were used in the struggle for racial equality, Girl Scout Day on March 2, free travel workshops, all-expenses paid conference for journalism students, and more!
NewseumED is offering free professional development workshops at your school or in your district. Get the First Amendment background and media literacy techniques to help students understand where and how they can exercise freedom of expression in a world of social media and social protests.
We’re leveling up! All of the things you may have used in the past — lesson plans, artifacts, timelines, booking tools and more — are still here, but dressed in a sleek new look with improved functionality.
Join us for an exciting day as we preview content from an upcoming EDCollection on free speech, launch our Media Literacy Essentials EDCollection, and unveil our website's new look and features. Admission is free for educators and librarians!
Get info on NewsLitCamp, a free media literacy webcast, archived front pages from the National School Walkout and March for Our Lives, a survey on teaching about the First Amendment and free expression, and a summer institute update.
Check out a guest lesson plan on the consequences of fake news, our endorsement from NCSS, "Yes Virginia" reading on Dec. 2 , our white paper on teaching media literacy and more. Not on our mailing list? Subscribe here!
While media literacy teaches students how to analyze, evaluate and even make their own content, it often fails to instill an understanding of why these skills are so important and necessary in the first place.
The social studies education association recognizes the website that helps students understand the historical underpinnings of today’s issues, sharpen their analytical skills, and make informed decisions in a diverse and demanding world.
Check out photos from our Teacher Open House, a new case study on hate speech, Cuban Missile Crisis resources, our partnership with Facebook and a survey on "Today's Front Pages" usage. Not on our mailing list? Subscribe here!
Discover NewseumED's vast collection of resources to teach media literacy, read a guest blogger's lesson on using Today's Front Pages in your classroom, and learn about the first name on our Journalists Memorial.
Learn about NewseumED's summer institute July 12-14 on "Real Media Literacy for a Fake News World," our NCSS webinar on April 24, online resources on Watergate and World War I, and get tips from a guest blogger on creating case studies to challenge your students.
A summer institute alum got unexpected — and welcomed — outcomes when she created a real-life case study on shoplifting to hone her students' reading and writing skills. In this guest blog post, Shelley Sheets provides a DIY design to help you make case studies to fit your curriculum needs.
Join NewseumED for "Truth, Lies and Consequences: Real Media Literacy for a Fake News World." This FREE three-day collaborative institute July 12-14 is for educators seeking new ways to elevate their students’ media savvy and empower their free expression. Applications are due May 7.
Read about our "Fighting Fake News" pilot class and the Media Literacy Maven's weekly show on Facebook Live! Plus, we have two classroom-ready lesson plans on refugees and spotting bias in sources that you can download. Not on our mailing list? Subscribe here!
Have you implemented Newseum education resources in your classroom? We’d love to share your story! Tell us what happened; include background, lesson plan and results. Submit your guest blog post to firstname.lastname@example.org. If published, we'll give your four free tickets to the Newseum and you might be invited to co-present at a conference with us.
Students may be surprised to learn that some popular books have been the target of banning efforts. Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are" and J.K. Rowlings's Harry Potter series are but two of hundreds of books that some school boards, community members, or parents have tried to keep children from reading.
The Education Commission of the States Corporate Award recognizes "a for-profit corporation, nonprofit organization or foundation that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to improving public education in the United States."
Join Annenberg Learner and the Newseum for a FREE three-day institute for educators who are actively using technology in their classrooms, whether through blogs, social communication tools or creating websites, but are looking for novel uses. Applications are due May 8.
Freedom in the Balance uses a case study approach to tackle crucial debates in our country's past and present, among them: Is hate speech protected? Are all religions treated equally? What is aiding the enemy?
“Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less: The First Amendment and the Women’s Suffrage Movement” has been endorsed by the National Council for the Social Studies, an association dedicated to supporting social studies education.
To help students understand what happened and why on that fateful day, the new curriculum will be designed in the same way as Newseum lessons on the five freedoms of the First Amendment – by immersing students in interactive exhibits and classroom lessons on media ethics, “choosing” the news and what constitutes student speech.
The Newseum is honored to announce a gift of $110,000 from the For Action Initiative (FAI) and the Families of September 11 Organization. The donation will fund a new "Teaching 9/11" learning module on the Newseum’s innovative website for teachers and students.