Join us for our 10th and final fall Teacher Open House at our Pennsylvania Avenue location on Saturday, Oct. 5. Use this opportunity to visit the museum before it closes on Dec. 31. (Advance registration is now closed. Register on-site that day.)
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
The First Amendment protects five freedoms of expression--we have resources to help foster these freedoms for all. On this page we've compiled a list of resources for students, educators, parents and life-long learners.
“The coolest free resource I'd never heard about. NewseumED champions the First Amendment and media and digital literacy... I'm going into the rabbit hole, team!”
“ I was completely impressed with the [Wells Fargo Media Literacy workshop]. Having traveled from Chicago for the event, I can say it was well worth my time and the expense to attend.”
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
“NewseumED approaches fact-finding in the lens of journalism. It requires students to examine themselves and take a hard look at their own biases, the news that attracts them, and the information that repels them.”
“NewseumED offers a wealth of resources for educators on media literacy, including lesson plans, artifacts, and case studies. They also offer virtual classes and professional development for educators.”
“NewseumED is an incredible tool that gives students access to primary sources that can help teach media literacy and provide a closer look into historical events past and present.”
“At a time when the concept of 'truth' has become pretty shaky, having access to primary sources has never been more important. NewseumED deserves a place on every history teacher’s list of go-to resources.”
Cult of Pedagogy
Podcast: 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2018
“[Fact Finder is a] treasure trove of resources ... so you can teach an entire week (maybe more) about media literacy.”
Applied Educational Systems
Curriculum development company
"Top 5 Media Literacy Lesson Plans and Resources"
“I was absolutely blown away by both the quantity and quality of the resources! ... [NewseumED] makes the resources relevant to students framing them around current issues and real-world connections.”
Hershey (Pa.) Middle School
“All the content from NewseumED is high quality and fully accessible for my students. That makes it invaluable!”
Education technology specialist
High school and college
“NewseumED is the essential online resource for educators, especially journalism, media arts and civics.”
English/language arts teacher
K-12 and college
“My students now are interested in the news, understand media bias and are aware of checking multiple sources to properly evaluate.”
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