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.
MediaWise is a nonprofit, nonpartisan project from the Poynter Institute empowering people of all ages to be more critical consumers of content online. The program teaches young people nationwide key digital literacy skills to spot misinformation and disinformation so they can make decisions based on facts, not fiction.
STEM teacher William Reed from Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep in Chicago has shared a multipart lesson—“Coronavirus: What’s the Real Story?”—in a blog post on the website of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
Filament Games has curated several freelearning games in multiple subjects, including life science, media literacy, and women in STEM. For example, the OculusgameBreaking Boundaries in Scienceis a virtual-reality celebration of some of history’s most renowned women in the STEM arena.