Whether you are just starting to build your news literacy practice or you are looking to enhance and expand how you integrate news literacy in your curriculum, the below list of NLP resources can help you meet your professional learning goals.
Register for NewsLit Nation (NLN), NLP's News Literacy Educator Network. When you join NLN, you can gain a sense of belonging, exchange best practices with colleagues in the field and enjoy perks and incentives to support you in your classrooms.
Professional learning programs
Visit NLP's professional learning page to learn about and schedule a news literacy workshop or seminar. NLP offers six core topics for teaching news literacy as well as customized workshops and seminars. Choose one session on a core topic (up to 90 minutes) or combine sessions for a three-hour or six-hour immersion in news literacy professional development. Sessions include dozens of timely real-life examples, tips, tools and classroom-ready resources for teaching news literacy. NLP also offers certificates of attendance for educators.
Professional learning webinars
View NLP's professional learning webinar recordings. Each webinar is hosted by NLP staff and covers a different news literacy topic.
- What it means to be 'news-literate': The skills students need to know
- Fighting Fake: Exploring the misinformation landscape
- Is it legit? Teaching digital verification to spark news literacy learning
- Understanding bias: A nuanced approach to a vital news literacy topic
Sign up for and attend an upcoming NewsLitCamp, a day-long professional development experience hosted in a local newsroom. NewsLitCamps bring educators and practicing journalists together to discuss news literacy and journalism.
Subscribe to and read The Sift, NLP’s free weekly newsletter for educators — delivered during the school year. The Sift delivers relevant media news and recent examples of misinformation, along with prompts and tips for classroom discussions and activities.
"Is That a Fact?" podcast
Subscribe and listen to "Is that a fact?", NLP’s podcast. In the first 10-episode season, we explore the question of how American democracy can survive the onslaught of misinformation that has infected our political discourse.
Download and play NLP’s free mobile app, Informable, to practice four distinct news literacy skills in a game-like format.
Explore NLP News to current about NLP updates, event listings, and media mentioned. Stories like "Teachers share how they used Checkology in challenging year" can help you learn strategies and tips to bring to your news literacy practice.