February 26, 2013
NIE Week

NIE Week

Newseum, American Press Institute Celebrate Newspaper In Education Week

WASHINGTON — The Newseum and the American Press Institute are partnering to celebrate the annual Newspaper In Education Week, which emphasizes the use of newspapers as educational resources in classrooms across a range of subjects.

When: March 4-8, 2013

API is providing curriculum guides for teachers of all grade levels that cover topics such as media literacy, ethics, fairness and newsgathering. Each lesson is designed to meet Common Core State Standards and includes instructional objectives, as well as a list of materials and resources. The guides are available for free download on the API website.

The Newseum provides teacher resources in its Digital Classroom — a multimedia, interactive, cross-disciplinary toolkit for teachers and students that offers high-quality digital media content in a curriculum-based structure for middle, high school and college classes. The flexible and interactive material — offered in conjunction with the Newseum's Education Department — meets national standards of learning and gives students a deeper understanding of the five freedoms of the First Amendment.

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