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April 2017 | Volume 59 | Number 4
What's real? What's not? With fake news on the rise, students must learn to vet what they read—from as early as 1st grade. In this article, experts share practical tips for teaching and scaffolding news literacy skills.
Online Extra: Tools to Debunk Fake News
What makes a student more likely to intervene when they see someone being bullied or harassed? Knowledge and skills. Here's how to create a culture of "upstanders" in your school and classroom.
Online Extra: Upstander Resources and Lesson Plans
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From taking on climate issues to advocating for social justice to developing communities of support for recently arrived immigrants and refugees, students are engaging in learning that reaches beyond the confines of a textbook.
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Learn three strategies to create a calmer—and more mindful—classroom.
Help students sort fact from fiction with this collection of teaching tools and resources.
Find links to free upstander lesson plans, programs, and classroom materials.
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