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Media Make #3: Argue with Images! Infographics

Infographics use visuals to make statistics or processes easier to understand. They enhance the meaning of data, allowing us to see patterns amidst large quantities of information. Journalists use infographics to tell a deeper st...


Classic Convention Speeches Annotatathon

In anticipation of the the Democratic and Republican national conventions this summer, hypothes.is is hosting an annotatathon looking back at some of the greatest speeches in US convention history. Direct students however you wis...


NWP Radio—Design Thinking for Letters to the Next President 2.0

Over the last couple of months, Writing Project colleagues have been thinking and talking about the opportunity of Letters to the Next President 2.0 to support youth civic participation and connected learning/writing in the contex...


Letters to the Next President 2.0 Summer Make Cycles for Educators

In honor of the power in making and connecting, the NWP and Letters to the Next President 2.0 partners, will host a series of Summer Make Cycles for mentors and educators starting June 6. Each Make Cycle will kick off each week wi...


Remix to Speak Back to Media

In the midst of the 2016 US President Election cycle, how can we support the youth we work with in being critical media creators and agents around topics they care about instead of just consumers and targets of other people’s me...


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Mikva Challenge Free Curricula

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Political Investigative Journalism: Playing the Watchdog Role

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Join host Peter Adams from the News Literacy Project for a conversation with Chicago Sun-Times reporters, Chris Fusco and Tim Novak. Fusco and Novak discussed their recent investigative work and described some of the unique chall...


Empowering Youth Around the World: Mozilla L2P 2.0 Curriculum Workshop & Civic Engagement Guide

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How can today’s youth get started in civic engagement at home and in the world? After discussing that question during the latest Mozilla Curriculum Workshop on the Letters to the Next President 2.0 (#2nextprez) campaign, a y...


NWP College-Ready Writers Program

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The central goal of the College-­Ready Writers Program (CRWP) is to help students become skilled at writing arguments from nonfiction sources. The program includes scaffolded teaching and formative assessment resources created by...


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