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How to Handle Pornography at School and at Home

January 10, 2023

They'll see adult content. Here's what we can do.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Viral Online Challenges

December 5, 2022

Everything you need to know about TikTok and YouTube challenges that start online and leak into the classroom.

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15 Great Movies for the STEM Classroom

May 10, 2023

Use these powerful films to teach problem-solving and nurture students' curiosity.

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15 Great Documentary Movies for the Middle School Classroom

April 5, 2023

Try one of these thought-provoking documentaries to get kids thinking (and learning).

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Reduce Student Anxiety (and Your Own) During Uncertain Times

March 8, 2023

Tips and resources for news literacy, media balance, and healthy communication.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Showing Movies and Videos in the Classroom

November 10, 2022

Support students' learning, and find the best video streaming sites for schools and classrooms.

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Do Algorithms Influence Our Lives and Our Democracy?

June 24, 2022

Use these free lesson plans to help students think critically about how algorithms influence our lives.

Why Are Conspiracy Theories So Appealing?

June 24, 2022

Use this free lesson plan to help students think critically about conspiracy theories and how to respond to them.

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News Literacy Lessons to Help Students Understand Election Media

June 20, 2022

Use these free lesson plans to help students apply media literacy skills in a real-world context.