ERIC Number: ED327869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Newspaper as an Effective Teaching Tool: A Brief Introduction to the Newspaper in Education Concept. Revised.
American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation, Washington, DC.
Intended to provide readers with a variety of classroom activities using newspapers, this booklet begins with a brief explanation of the Newspaper in Education program. The following chapter discusses the various uses of the newspaper in the school curriculum, giving special consideration to the number of newspapers needed; the "how" of instructional use; teaching about the newspaper; teaching about the role of the press in a free society; the newspaper in developmental reading, remedial reading, and literature; the newspaper for writing skills and grammatical skills; and the newspaper in the social studies, political science, economics, sociology, and other disciplines. The next chapter offers tips for getting started--contacting the newspaper and determining cost, methods of payment, and services provided. The following chapter discusses how to evaluate the newspaper's effectiveness in education, and the last chapter examines the newspaper as a resource in the classroom. (MG)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom of Speech, Instructional Effectiveness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Newspapers, Reading Instruction, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials, Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation, The Newspaper Center, Box 17407, Dulles Airport, Washington, DC 20041 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation, Washington, DC.