ALEX Classroom Resource

  

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Journalism and News Literacy Curriculum

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Journalism and News Literacy Curriculum

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/af058021-4ecc-41b7-9023-2ee29f7b5feb/pbs-newshour-student-reporting-labs-journalism-curriculum/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

PBS News Hour's Student Reporting Labs connect students with a network of public broadcasting mentors, an innovative journalism curriculum and an online collaborative space to develop digital media, critical thinking, and communication skills while producing original news reports.

Use these journalism and news literacy curriculum resources to help students produce high-quality, relevant stories that connect your community to national and global current events. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
17) Communicate and publish individually or collaboratively to persuade peers, experts, or community about issues and problems.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • select an issue or problem and publish content designed to persuade peers, experts, or the community.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to research and form an educated position about an issue.
  • how to communicate and publish opinion in an effort to persuade others.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • research and form an educated position about an issue.
  • communicate and publish an educated opinion in an effort to persuade others.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • a digital platform provides the ability to publish ideas and reach a greater audience than was once possible.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
5) Design and iteratively develop computational artifacts for practical intent, personal expression, or to address a societal issue by using current events.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • use digital tools to create content as it relates to current events.
  • seek feedback to revise computational artifacts.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to design and develop computational artifacts for practical intent.
  • how to design and develop computational artifacts for personal expression.
  • how to design and develop computational artifacts to address a societal issue by using current events.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • design and develop computational artifacts using an iterative design process.
  • use current events to bring merit to computational artifacts.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • design should be an iterative process whereby the designer seeks feedback to improve upon his/her creation.
Tags: collaborate, collaborative, current events, news
License Type: Custom Permission Type
See Terms: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/help/terms-of-use/
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
https://creativecommons.org/licenses
Accessibility
Comments
  This resource provided by:  
Author: Stephanie Carver