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Teaching grit for citizenship —
why we must empower, not shield students

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor. The Archer School, Los Angeles, CA Teachers, advisers and administrators want to help our students. We want to give...

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A presidential tweet that can hit home

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller, MJE It was, for all practical purposes, just another tweet from the commander in chief.  “…Maybe the best thing to...

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Enemy of the American people?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 3 comments

Scholastic Journalism Week gives students a chance to prove the opposite by Stan Zoller, MJE This week is Scholastic Journalism Week – a...

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Teachable moments in journalism

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As we discuss fake  and alternate news and work them into our classroom and newsroom activities, we should also look at journalists’...

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Illinois civics law reinforces
value of journalism education

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller, MJE The successful passage and subsequent signing by Illinois governor Bruce Rauner of legislation that mandates a...

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