News Literacy


Looking for digital tools to help your students learn about current - and historic - events? Use newspapers! Many great educational tools are offered online.


Google - list of newspapers across the world, includes historic archives


Charlotte Observer/Newspapers in Education - sign up to get FREE e-edition for your classroom

McCormick Foundation's Why News Matters - tons of resources and links

Digital NC - explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials (newspapers, yearbooks, photos, documents and other resources from cities and towns across the state)

New York Times - The Learning Network, teaching and learning with NYT

Washington Post - Newspapers in Education with WaPo

Newsela - linking informational literacy and news

HSJ - student journalism and teaching tools for news literacy


We'll continue to build this page. What's your favorite source for news literacy? Let us know!

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