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Taking Action Together: “What Does It Mean to be News-Literate?” with News Literacy Project

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“What Does it Mean to Be News-Literate?”

Are you ready for round two?Join us as we welcome back media expert John Silva as he provides an overview of the news literacy concepts and skills you need to stay reliably and credibly informed. Focusing on the credibility of the news that informs us, how to identify false or misleading information, and what you can do to build news literacy, this event is a can’t-miss.
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About the Speaker

John Silva is the News Literacy Project’s senior director of professional and community learning.

He joined NLP in March 2017 with 13 years of experience as a middle and high social studies teacher with Chicago Public Schools. He first became involved with news literacy in 2014 when his students engaged in NLP’s original classroom program.

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, John spent several years in corporate telecommunications positions before deciding to become a teacher. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in the teaching of history and has a master’s degree in education, with a concentration in e-learning, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2012.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, April 16th, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Virtual (Zoom)

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April 16
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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