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For over a decade the trusted voices of the award-winning PBS NewsHour’s education team have been working tirelessly to provide educators, teachers, parents and students with an abundance of free current events resources. We offer a daily video blog, lesson plans, two weekly news stories, original student-produced pieces and our newest initiative the Student Reporting Labs. As we continue to improve our content we want to have a conversation with you, to test out new ideas and to hear your thoughts and experiences. Let’s make this a fun community dedicated to media literacy, good citizenship and empowering young people through journalism!
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2014
Hi folks,We at NewsHour Extra need your help! We are getting a brand new website with lots of great teacher resources, bells and whistles, but we want to make sure it's designed right for teacher understanding and student engagement. Please log on…Continue
Hi everyone,Please join us tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. EST for a webinar during which you give us design advice on our exciting new education website, currently in progress! We need teachers' help with navigation, suggestions for how best to find content,…Continue
Hi everyone,As part of the American Graduate reporting project to shed light on the high school dropout crisis, NewsHour reporters are doing a piece on tying kids' driver's licenses to their graduation. They are searching for guest writers and…Continue
Hi teachers, Today, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. EST, join the PBS NewsHour and Independent Lens online for a live screening of the film 'More Than a Month' where students can watch and discuss the film and its ideas with filmmaker Shukree Tighman.…Continue
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