NewseumED’s virtual classes bring the museum to your students. The classes are offered Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET). They are typically 30 to 50 minutes in length and can be adjusted to meet classroom schedules. Presently ten classes,along with training, are offered: “Is It Fair? Evaluate Your Media”; “Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers”; “Media Ethics for Students”; “First Amendment and Tinker”; “You Can’t Say That in School?!”; “You Can’t Say That?!”; “Covering a Catastrophe”; “Photo Ethics”; “Believe It or Not”; and “Choose the News.” All classes are freeof charge.
Project Look Sharp, a program of Humanities & Sciences at Ithaca College, has developed a series of freeconstructivist media-decoding lessons that teach critical thinkingskills about COVID-19–related topics.
TheNew York Times Learning Network is again offering middle schools and high schools a free, flexible seven-unit writing program based on the real-world writing found in newspapers—from editorials and reviews to personal narratives and informational essays.
Registration is now available for the ISTE Creative Constructor Lab Virtual! Get hands-on with top minds in the education world for one week of connecting, learning, and thinking differently—onlineOctober 3–10, 2020.