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Newseum

Newseum

The Newseum is an interactive museum most appropriate for high school teachers and students. The museum features several online animated exhibits including War Stories, Holocaust: The Untold Story, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs from 1941, the cartoons of Joel Pett, a photo tour with a photojournalist, reporters and candidates on the 20th -century presidential campaign trail, the Berlin Wall, and more. One of the exhbits is called Today's Front Pages and features links to 155 front pages of newspapers from 24 different countries. The pages are updated daily.

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Lauren Lunsford
Lauren Lunsford (Faculty)
6 years ago

This will be great for my history teachers - great resource.

Time spent reviewing site: 40 minutes
Elaine Lawrence
Elaine Lawrence (Faculty)
8 years ago
Site offers uses for pre-service and in-service teachers who can and cannot make the actual trip to the newseum. There are pre visit portals as well as lesson ideas for actual trips and for those not able to make the trip the lessons make use of newseum materials with links to current and past news items. Great way to get 7-12 students to integrate Enlgish and social studies skills/content in one project/assignment.

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Easy to navigate and openlinks. Materials on site do not require any advanced skills or applications.
Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: Several hours reviewing as well as introducing pre-service teachers to classroom lesson/activities ideas.