These resources are designed to help teachers, parents and librarians equip children with the critical literacy skills they need to survive and thrive in...
Explore practical approaches to develop pupils as informed and engaged news consumers
Learn how to promote excitement about the news and develop pupils’ understanding of its role within society. Explore the problem of fake news and help your pupils to become fake news detectives!
Explore strategies to enable pupils to critically read and discuss the news
Learn how to use critical questioning to help pupils to analyse real news reports. Explore how to distinguish between fact and opinion, identify points of view, evaluate author intention and examine bias.
Improve pupils’ news writing by bringing authentic news production into the classroom
Learn how to use real news reports as models for writing. Explore the array of different roles in the newsroom and how to utilise these to enhance pupils’ writing skills.
Identify opportunities for empowering pupils to have a voice.
Explore how using a real-world context can create an exciting hook into a news project. Learn practical tips for bringing the newsroom into your classroom: how to research and report real stories responsibly and safely, conduct professional interviews and reach a real audience.
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