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NewseumED Engaging learning experiences for students and unique teacher resources on history, media literacy and the First Amendment. For Field Trip Information: (202) 292-6650 Please contact our education reservation line to book a field trip to the Newseum.
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You can find a list of our class offerings on our website: https://newseumED.org/ Reminder: Outside food and beverage may NOT be consumed in the Newseum. Twitter: www.twitter.com/NewseumED Instagram: www.instagram.com/NewseumED Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/NewseumED

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06/15/2020

Our account is now archived. Please follow Freedom Forum to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we work to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/14/2020

Starting June 15th, our account will be archived.

Follow the Freedom Forum Face page to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we strive to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/11/2020

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Follow the Freedom Forum Face page to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we strive to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/09/2020

Starting June 15th, our account will be archived.

Follow the Freedom Forum Face page to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we strive to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/07/2020

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Follow the Freedom Forum Face page to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we strive to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/05/2020

Starting June 15th, our account will be archived.

Follow the Freedom Forum Face page to keep up to date on our latest news, resources and events as we strive to cultivate #FirstAmendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life. #OurFirst

06/03/2020

Starting June 15th, our account will be archived.

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06/01/2020

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As Americans are urged to stay home, it is hard to escape the outpouring of news coverage surrounding COVID-19. It is on...
03/31/2020

As Americans are urged to stay home, it is hard to escape the outpouring of news coverage surrounding COVID-19. It is on us to turn down the volume on junk news (or misinformation) and find those reliable facts that journalists are working hard to bring us in this time of crisis.

Our education team has come up with six quick and simple activities to help you quiet the chaos and effectively consume the content produced by a free press in these unusual circumstances.

Learn more: https://newseumed.org/resources-for-everyone #LearnFromHome

Stuck at home and want to learn something new? The Freedom Forum is here to help. Our #education team is just one click ...
03/27/2020
FREE Digital Resources from the Freedom Forum

Stuck at home and want to learn something new? The Freedom Forum is here to help. Our #education team is just one click away providing you with our FREE tools and resources. Sign up today. #LearnFromHome https://newseumed.org/resources-for-everyone

The First Amendment protects five freedoms of expression--we have resources to help foster these freedoms for all. On this page we've compiled a list of resources for students, educators, parents and life-long learners.

In this week's First Five from the Freedom Forum Institute, members of the NewseumED team share ways to participate in B...
12/05/2019
’Tis the Season for Celebrating Freedom | Freedom Forum Institute

In this week's First Five from the Freedom Forum Institute, members of the NewseumED team share ways to participate in Bill of Rights Day on Dec. 15 and encourage readers to break the cycle of ignorance and misinformation that threatens our fundamental freedoms.

Celebrate Bill of Rights Day on Dec. 15 by breaking the cycle of ignorance and misinformation that threatens our five fundamental freedoms.

Planning your schedule at #NCSS19? Check out our two sessions on Saturday: "Detecting Propaganda: How to Outwit the Batt...
11/22/2019

Planning your schedule at #NCSS19? Check out our two sessions on Saturday: "Detecting Propaganda: How to Outwit the Battle for Your Brain," 8:30 a.m. Room 17A, Level 4, and “Right Side Up Again: Exploring Primary Sources with Religious Content,” 4:10 p.m. Room 8BC, Level 3.
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Visit booth 232 in the civics village to learn about our free online resources. Get swag and posters. Register for a chance to win a Fitbit smartwatch.

You have books! We have bookmarks! Free media literacy resources at booth 547. #AASL19
11/16/2019

You have books! We have bookmarks! Free media literacy resources at booth 547. #AASL19

Timeline Photos
11/15/2019

Timeline Photos

Get free media literacy posters and bookmarks. Swag. Raffle. #AASL19
11/14/2019

Get free media literacy posters and bookmarks. Swag. Raffle. #AASL19

Our November newsletter is out! Learn about our new website with resources to recognize and deflect propaganda, what con...
11/14/2019

Our November newsletter is out! Learn about our new website with resources to recognize and deflect propaganda, what conferences we'll be presenting and exhibiting at, how to book a virtual class, and ideas for National History Day projects. bit.ly/2CFLZkR

Excited to be attending the American Association of School Librarians national conference next week in Louisville! You'l...
11/08/2019

Excited to be attending the American Association of School Librarians national conference next week in Louisville! You'll find us in exhibit booth 547 and presenting at 11:40 a.m. Friday. #aasl19

#OTD in 1938, "War of the Worlds" radio drama caused panic as many believed Martians were attacking the U.S. Here's a cl...
10/30/2019
Use ‘War of the Worlds’ to Teach Media Literacy

#OTD in 1938, "War of the Worlds" radio drama caused panic as many believed Martians were attacking the U.S. Here's a classroom activity around the broadcast to get you into the Halloween spirit: bit.ly/2JozZa9 (Image: The New York Times/Newseum Collection)

This classroom activity features the classic 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, which will help your students focus on their role as media consumers - and perhaps even get them into the Halloween spirit!

10/26/2019
E ix for Execution

Happy Media Literacy Week! Today, the last E in our E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News acronym stands for EXECUTION. To help you evaluate any article or social media post, ask: "How is this information presented?"� Watch this video for tips.

10/25/2019
P is for Purpose

Happy Media Literacy Week! Today, the P in our E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News acronym stands for PURPOSE. To help you evaluate information in any article or social media post, ask: "Why was this made?"� Watch this video for tips.

10/24/2019
A is for Audience

Happy Media Literacy Week! Today, the A in our E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News acronym stands for AUDIENCE. To help you evaluate information in any article or social media post, ask: "Who is the intended audience?"� Watch this video for tips.

10/23/2019
C is for Context

Happy Media Literacy Week! Today, the C in our E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News acronym stands for CONTEXT. To help you evaluate information in any article or social media post, ask: "What's the big picture?"� Watch this video for tips.

10/22/2019
S is for Source

Happy Media Literacy Week! Today, the S in our E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News acronym stands for SOURCE. To help you evaluate information in any article or social media post, ask: "Who made this and can I trust them?" Watch this video for tips.

10/21/2019
E is for Evidence

Happy Media Literacy Week! We have a handy acronym to help you remember six key concepts for evaluating information. Today, the first E in E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News is EVIDENCE. Evaluate any article or social media post by asking "Do the facts hold up?"� Watch this video for tips.

10/09/2019

Congrats to winners of gift certificates in our Teacher Open House raffle drawing: Ruth H., Charlene B., Howard G. and Yessinia R. And thanks to all who attended our Oct. 5 event at the Newseum. It was great seeing everyone!

Today is the day! Join us for our 10th annual Teacher Open House at the Newseum. Educators and librarians get in free.  ...
10/05/2019

Today is the day! Join us for our 10th annual Teacher Open House at the Newseum. Educators and librarians get in free. Register on-site. https://bit.ly/2nK8XDI

Hope to see you tomorrow, 10/5, at our Teacher Open House.  Exhibit tours, free tote bag and resources, candy buffet, pr...
10/04/2019
2019 Teacher Open House

Hope to see you tomorrow, 10/5, at our Teacher Open House. Exhibit tours, free tote bag and resources, candy buffet, presentations, Newseum-branded games. Details and final schedule. https://bit.ly/32YgXjp

Join us for our 10th and final fall Teacher Open House at our Pennsylvania Avenue location on Saturday, Oct. 5. Use this opportunity to visit the museum before it closes on Dec. 31.

Are you up for a challenge? If so, you'll love the brainteasers in the Newseum's puzzle-based Ace Reporter Scavenger Hun...
09/29/2019

Are you up for a challenge? If so, you'll love the brainteasers in the Newseum's puzzle-based Ace Reporter Scavenger Hunt! Search for codes and secret messages. T-shirts for all! Come as an individual or bring a team. 2 p.m. Saturday 10/5 at our open house. bit.ly/32YgXjp

Join us for a celebration of the First Amendment at our 10th and final Teacher Open House at the Newseum's Pennsylvania ...
09/25/2019

Join us for a celebration of the First Amendment at our 10th and final Teacher Open House at the Newseum's Pennsylvania Avenue location on Saturday, Oct. 5. Get details: https://bit.ly/32YgXjp Preregistation encouraged, but not required.

Are you a current educator, librarian, school administrator, civic or religious leader? Come grab a tote bag, posters an...
09/20/2019

Are you a current educator, librarian, school administrator, civic or religious leader? Come grab a tote bag, posters and other resources at our Teacher Open House on Oct. 5! Advance registration encouraged. https://bit.ly/32TOo6A

We are pleased to announce that the NewseumED team and our web development partner Echo&Co have been named winners of th...
09/11/2019
Echo&Co and NewseumED wins 2019 WebAward for NewseumED

We are pleased to announce that the NewseumED team and our web development partner Echo&Co have been named winners of the 2019 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement for the NewseumED.org website. Truly a great honor.

Echo&Co and NewseumED has won the Outstanding Website for NewseumED in the 2019 WebAward Competition.

Teachers, tell your students we are looking for middle/high schoolers in the D.C. metro area to join our 2019-2020 advis...
09/10/2019

Teachers, tell your students we are looking for middle/high schoolers in the D.C. metro area to join our 2019-2020 advisory team. Applications are due this Friday 9/13! https://bit.ly/2Q5fgPs

Listen to firsthand accounts of six journalists who covered the #September11 attacks in the Newseum's 'Running Toward Da...
09/10/2019

Listen to firsthand accounts of six journalists who covered the #September11 attacks in the Newseum's 'Running Toward Danger' video, with viewing guide and student worksheet. bit.ly/2vQACpi

Teaching the #September11 anniversary? Explore the larger issues that the 2001 attacks brought to the fore of public lif...
09/10/2019

Teaching the #September11 anniversary? Explore the larger issues that the 2001 attacks brought to the fore of public life in critical debates over national security vs. civil liberties. bit.ly/1XeM7e7

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COMING SOON! During DTV's upcoming special we’ll give you a look into the world of journalism and present views from all sides. Can we break down the barriers between the public and the media? Will people ever again be able to say “In News We Trust?”