Curriculum Many Adults Did Not Learn Media Literacy Skills in High School. What Schools Can Do Now
Eighty-four percent of adults say they are on board with requiring media literacy in schools, according to a survey by Media Literacy Now.
Law & Courts In a Chat, Two U.S. Supreme Court Justices Talk Civics, Media Literacy
Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Amy Coney Barrett discussed civics education in a recorded interview presented by the Ronald Reagan Institute.
Social Studies Opinion Building Empathy With Students Isn't Just One More Thing to Do
Educators have a moral obligation to confront white supremacy in our classrooms, writes a high school history teacher.
Reading & Literacy Opinion No, Fewer Books, Less Writing Won't Add Up to Media Literacy
NCTE’s call to “decenter” print media in favor of digital media has some troubling implications, argues Mike Schmoker.
Teaching Opinion Students (and Many Adults) Can't Tell Fact From Fiction Online. Here's How to Help
Most students are never taught how to evaluate information online—and many others get outdated advice.
International What the Research Says How Nations Can Repair Pandemic Damage to Students' Well-Being, Trust in Government
International data suggest the pandemic has marginalized young people in many countries.
Social Studies Opinion TikTok Is Feeding My Students Fake News About Ukraine. How Can Truth Win?
My students aren’t the first generation to be fooled by war propaganda, writes a history teacher. Here’s what we can learn from history.
Curriculum Q&A Fake News and the War in Ukraine: What Educators Need to Know
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought with it a deluge of disinformation and misinformation.
Curriculum Download What’s Fake on Social Media? 5 Questions for Teachers and Students to Ask
Teaching students how to spot fake news is becoming increasingly important, especially during the Russia-Ukraine war.
Social Studies Video Lessons From the War in Ukraine: A History Teacher Shares Her Approach
A Southern California teacher has used Russia's invasion of Ukraine to enhance her students' media literacy skills as part of her lessons.
Science 5 Ways to Teach Climate Change and COVID-19 During Polarized Times
Rampant misinformation and politics have made science teachers' jobs harder. Teachers share five strategies to teach sensitive topics.
Classroom Technology Combating the Problems With Facebook and Instagram: 8 Tips for Teachers
Facebook did extensive research on its negative impact on children’s mental health, but didn't act on those findings, a whistleblower says.
Social Studies Opinion The Insurrection Highlights the Need for Civics Learning
What if the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol had received civics and anti-bias education in school? Would it have made a difference?