Author name: Journalistic Learning

Journalistic learning bridges the gap between school and the real world

How many times have you heard or maybe even said this in the classroom? Ironically, such statements imply that the classroom is some sort of abstract realm and anything but real. And you can imagine that if a teacher is saying this to their students, it’s an attempt to get them to pay attention — a big hint that the kiddos are disenchanted with the course material.

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A Biased Approach to Teaching Media Literacy

There has never been a more pressing need to teach young people media literacy. Every day, an ocean of new content inundates their developing brains, and a comprehensive set of skills is required if they hope to deftly sift through the roar. A key to being media literate is having a deep understanding of bias: what it is, how it affects us, and why we should care about it.

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JOURNALISTIC LEARNING INITIATIVE RECEIVES $100,000 GIFT FROM THE ROUNDHOUSE FOUNDATION

June 15, 2022 (Eugene, OR) – Oregon-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit Journalistic Learning Initiative (JLI) recently received a $100,000 grant from the Roundhouse Foundation—the legacy of Gert Boyle dedicated to supporting programs that inspire and connect people through creativity. JLI will use funds to onboard 100 teachers from rural areas in Oregon into its Effective Communicators Educator

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