The North Carolina Press Foundation's Newspaper in Education program offers 10-hour workshops that demonstrate effective ways to use newspapers for teaching and learning. With prior approval from your school systems, you receive one reading credit for attending the 10-hour workshops. You also receive curricula that include graphic organizers. Activities in the teaching guides focus on informational text and address goals outlined in the NC Standard Course of Study. Any school, school system or regional education alliance interested in hosting the training should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the NC Press Foundation's NIE program at (919) 843-5648 for more information.
10-hour credit workshops
• Using Newspapers for Reading and Writing in all Subjects
• Visual Literacy: News Photos, Comics, Editorial Cartoons, Ads and More
• The Newspaper Link to Character Education and Citizenship
• Children's Literature and Newspapers: Reading Strategies that Bridge Narrative and Expository Texts
NCPF's NIE program also offers one-day workshops on request. An NIE workshop focusing on problems models the use of newspapers' print, e-Edition and Web editions and addresses 21st century skills as well as skills and content in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study