Newspapers in the Digital Age

Using journalism and technology, the.News provides educators with content specific tools while also helping them meet the civic mission of schools. An instructional design informs video and curricular content, targeted to middle and high school students, to support social studies, language arts and science learning objectives, as well as critical thinking and media literacy. Each video story is supported by lesson plans with content-based standards, discussion questions, student activities, vocabulary and primary references. This material is presented as options to fit teachers’ instructional needs and is accompanied by professional development resources.

Watch Newspapers in the Digital Age and view the lesson plan to explore changes in the newspaper business, how stories are covered and delivered and the changes in economic models to secure their existence.

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