A Network Connecting School Leaders From Around The Globe
Civic Literacy & News Literacy Professional Development
July 8, 2015
Syracuse Law School
This training is Common Core aligned and will empower classroom teachers to develop essential skills in their students featured in the new C3 Framework for College, Career and Civic Life.
This training will include:
Helping students understand core First Amendment values and their rights and responsibilities as citizens, especially as consumers and publishers of information and the news in a digital world.
News literacy skills including:
Helping students identify what information is news
Helping students identify what information is credible
Helping students identify fairness and bias
Helping students identify what information is “actionable”
Strategies for improving student civic engagement
Developed in partnership with the Center for News Literacy in the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, this training will allow for guided exploration of the News Literacy Curriculum as well as opportunities for each participant to work with content and instructional experts to tailor turn-key resources and strategies to meet their own students’ instructional needs and learning outcomes. (Faculty- Janis Schachter and David A. Scott, Esq.)
An optional 3 graduate credit opportunity through Stony Brook University is also available. If you are interested in learning about the graduate credit option please e-mail David Scott at David.Scott@stonybrook.edu.
Teachers not seeking graduate credit will be provided a certificate of completion for the Institute. Note that in-service credit is awarded at the discretion of your school district. Applicants should obtain prior approval, if required, by their school district prior to enrollment.
DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS TO David Scott, (631) 521-1773
or e-mail David Scott at David.Scott@stonybrook.edu
Complete online Registration at this link:
Mail the $20 registration fee to: LYC/NYSBA, 1 Elk St., Albany, NY 12207.
Checks are payable to “LYC/NYSBA”