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Media Make #2: Make Your Own Political Art

In this second Media Make produced by KQED for L2P 2.0 we examine the elements of influential political art, featuring such artists as Banksy and Corita Kent while sharing resources to support students in making and sharing the...


Reflections on National Campaign Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities in the 2016 Presidential Race

Join the News Literacy Project for a special conversation with national political reporters Matea Gold and Abby Phillip from The Washington Post. Matea and Abby will offer their insights on some examples of rumors and misinformati...


Supporting Digital Literacy in and out of the Classroom

In this hangout, representatives from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University will discuss the development and launch of the Digital Literacy Resource Platform (DLRP), an evolving collection of tools th...


Stump Speeches Annotatathon

Each of the presidential candidates has been giving a similar speech as they travel around the nation campaigning. While it gets revised as new issues arise and events occur, often this “stump speech” is a version of the speec...


Mozilla Curriculum Workshop: Letters to the Next President

This workshop will take a look at the National Writing Project’s Letters to the Next President (#2nextprez) campaign, remix suggested activities from campaign partners Hypothes.is and Mozilla, and prototype new pathways for yout...


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Art of Persuasion and Craft of Argument

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Watch how teachers can review rhetorical devices with students in preparation for a writing assignment. This video from Teaching Channel delves into the art of persuasion and crafting an argument and was produced in partnership wi...


Minneapolis Mayor Learned Political Sparring from Teacher

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Effective teachers are the ones who usually encourage students to speak their beliefs and what they stand for. In this resource from Teaching Channel, hear from the Minneapolis Mayor, R.T. Rybak, about his 8th grade teacher, Steve...


In Philadelphia, Fourth Graders Cope with Gun Violence Through Poetry

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#DearNextPresident

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At Fusion's #DearNextPresident website, you'll find a range of videos from teachers, students, activists, and celebrities alike that, much like Letters to the President 2.0, offer a platform for participants to tell the next Pres...


Campaign 2016: Every Teacher’s Guide to Debate, Media, and Speech in the Classroom

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This helpful guide, created by the National Association for Media Literacy Education and The National Speech and Debate Association, offers succinct strategies for bringing speech and deb...


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