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Tools for Supporting Emotional Well-Being: Youth and Teens

For Students 3rd - 12th
The “Tools for Supporting Emotional Well-Being: Youth and Teens” collection is comprised of six videos that provide young people with techniques they can use to help them cope with anxiety and stress. The comic book-style videos are...
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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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Investigative and Data Journalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Facts can be hard to find, especially when investigating key issues facing local communities and governmental agencies. Two lessons teach high school journalists how to collect, verify, and display data in an investigative article about...
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Social Media Toolbox

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The internet as well as the popularity of and availability of personal electronic devices equipped with social media has changed journalism forever. Here's a collection of resources that provide student journalists the tools they need to...
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iCivics: Mini Media Literacy Library

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for the high school classroom, the  mini-lessons in this collection combine studies of the United States government with news literacy skills. Each lesson includes a civics reading, a news literacy feature, and a news literacy...
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Fact vs. Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Law… Explained!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gravity exists as both a scientific theory and a scientific law. For those struggling with the difference between scientific facts, theories, hypothesis, and laws, an informative video comes to the rescue. It offers a definition of each...
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Supporting Emotional Wellbeing in Youth: Catch, Check, and Change Your Thoughts Part 2

For Students 3rd - 12th
The final video in a six-part series reinforces the practice of "Catch It, Check It, and Change It" learned in the previous video.
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Breaking News: Tracing the Facts

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Breaking news reports can be short of facts. Young journalists select a pair of news articles about a disaster; one published within hours of the event and the second published the following day. They examine whether facts in the report...
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Explore the Information Universe

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Distinguishing among different types of content when conducting online searches can be a challenge. An informative resource helps researchers identify different types of content, from fact-based reports to ads, from propaganda to satire....
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Propaganda Through History: Analyzing Historical Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Working in teams, pairs, or individually, scholars select one resource from a gallery of historical sources and consider which examples might be considered propaganda, the techniques used to persuade audiences, and evaluate how the...
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Fake News Through History: Analyzing Historical Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Unfortunately, fake news, fuzzy facts, and bogus news stories are not new phenomena. Class members use a "Fake News Through History" worksheet to analyze historical examples of false, invented, made-up news. Researchers share their...
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Getting to the Source

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Reliable news stories are based on facts from reliable sources. Young journalists learn how to evaluate the reliability of news sources by watching a short explainer video. Teams apply their new source-digging skills to a current news...
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The Fundamentals of News

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A short video introduces middle schoolers to different media-related news terms. Viewers then complete a worksheet and discuss the differences between news and journalism, between facts and opinions.
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Is It “Checkable”?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper elementary scholars test their checking skills with a lesson that challenges them to distinguish between fact and opinion. First, the class takes part in a discussion regarding a helpful flow chart. Next, learners follow the flow...
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Fact-Check It!

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Here's a lesson designed to help learners develop their digital verification skills. First, expert groups study specific digital verification skills, and in a jigsaw activity, share what they have learned with classmates. The jigsaw...
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Investigative Journalism that Inspired Change

For Teachers 6th Standards
Three lessons focusing on the importance of investigative journalism make up a 19-page teacher's guide. In the first, young journalists determine the differences between investigative journalism and conventional forms of journalism. The...
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Investigative and Data Journalism – Day One

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A free press, free to investigate and report on responsibly, compelling stories, is essential to a democracy. A 10-slide presentation details where to get ideas, how to go about an investigation, gather data, and assure the accuracy of...
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Students Learn to Stop Rumors Before They Start

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Two activities look at how rumors are spread and ways class members can stop them. The first activity brings forth an in-depth conversation about how reporters gather information to write articles and how students can implement the same...
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Fundamentals of Critical Thinking

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Analyzing arguments is key to critical thinking. Colorful slides teach viewers how to recognize the structure of an argument, the claims, and the validity of the evidence used to support an argument. Then, provided scenarios permit...
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Evaluating Casual Claims

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Responsible decision making relies on the ability to a recognize, analyze, and evaluate claims. The worksheets and activities in this 32-page packet teach learners how to distinguish among opinions, reasoned arguments, facts, and logical...
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Grade 3 Literacy: Investigating Sharks

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Shark! Scholars read about sharks in Facts about Sharks by Susanna Batchelor. They then pretend they are shark scientists and choose a shark they want to study. Learners research their sharks and record information in graphic organizers...
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Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
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Choosing Reliable Sources

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It is more important than ever that 21st-century learners develop the skills they need to become savvy consumers of media. Young learners locate and identify reliable sources of information with a helpful media instructional activity.
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What's in a Cigarette?

For Students 3rd - 12th
An eye-catching photograph lists the 15 dangerous ingredients found in cigarettes.