Here is a list of news literacy resources.
August 4, 2015 We received a few requests from teachers asking about news sources for students. Below are the two platforms that come to mind when talking about websites that provide news content curated sceptically for students. Share with us if you have others suggestions to add to this list.
Journalism is at its most fundamental level about clear and compelling storytelling with the purpose of providing your reader a service. Whether you're reporting on the lives of students in your school, localizing an international event to your community, investing in a long-term investigative piece, reviewing a movie or summarizing a sports match, you should...
Readable, teachable news.
Occasionally, in lieu of a traditional lesson, we'll give you a page of useful resources on an oft-taught subject, issue or skill set, as we did for the National Day on Writing. In my years as a journalism teacher and high school newspaper adviser, I found nothing more valuable for teaching the craft than showing students how the professionals do it.
News/Magazines for kids
Beckx Mason of Arlington, Virginia, wins 'My Favorite Building' contest with image of Institute of Peace. https://img.washingtonpost.com/rf/image_296h/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2015/08/17/KidsPost/Images/image29.jpg 222 296
10x10 ('ten by ten') is an interactive exploration of the words and pictures that define the time. Every hour, 10x10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale, and presents them as a single image, taken to encapsulate that moment in time. By Jonathan J.
Find news for kids and kids current events at HeadlineSpot.com. Health, sports, science and international kids news.
September 21, 2050 - At a press conference today it was announced that the first tourist heading for Mars will be the 38-year-old US businessman Patrick Clifford. He will leave the earth in the launching window of June 2052 and set his foot on the surface of Mars in November, together with the other 6 astronauts assigned for the mission to further explore the planet.
Paperboy delivers 12003 online newspapers from around the world.
How can we make sure that students are informed about what's going on around the world? That they are armed with the tools to be able to distinguish between opinion and fact; between evidence-based statements and empty rhetoric; between sensationalism and solid journalism?
Earlier today on Twitter someone asked me for suggestions for resources to use to teach students about current events. Three resources quickly came to mind. Those are Newsela, Youngzine, and Trend Watch. Read on to learn more about each of these resources. Trend Watch is a feature of Merriam Webster's website.
My books- Learning to Go https://gumroad.com/l/learn2go & The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers http://amazon.com/The-Goals-Challenge-Teachers-Transform/dp/04157...
Years ago, one of the first uses of the iBooks issued to Maine's middle school students that impressed me was a magazine project completed as part of a civics lesson. If I recall correctly, the students used Pages to create their magazines. The students seemed to be highly engaged in creating the best magazines they that could.
Earlier this year we wrote about web tools teachers can use to for their classrooms. This post turned We have selected for you today a host of awesome templates for your Power Point presentations. These are basically newspaper templates provided by Newspaper.net for free.
A couple of weeks ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted 9 Tools to Create eMagazines and Newspapers for your Class and today we are adding three more tools to this list. Similar to the web services mentioned in the previous post, the ones included below will also allow you to create some awesome magazine like pages for your class.
With News Jack, all you have to do is paste the url address of any website and you're immediately given the tools to easily transform its homepage into looking however you want it to look.
Make a newspaper clipping with your own headline and story. In example to surprise friends and coworkers, send a birthday greeting or to give your next blog entry a special look.
Resources to create newspapers in the classroom.
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