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    THINKING PRO: How do I teach news media literacy in my classroom?

    Presenter: Prof. Florian Feucht (Ph.D.)

    Time: Friday 11/18 from 9:30am to 10:45am PT

    Place: Convention Center 204-B

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  • “I learned how to really dig into an article and analyze the different sources. THINKING PRO really unlocked a part of my brain that I did not know that I had.”

    - 9th Grade Student

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    Thinking Skill 2: Identify Claims

  • THINKING PRO is an online curriculum that uses local news media as a tool to teach critical thinking, reading, and communication skills in a student-centric, teacher-supported learning environment.

    Our system works the way students learn these skills best: in a positive, familiar context, with direct instruction, modeling of tasks, and dedicated practice time.

  • Our Turnkey Solution

    THINKING PRO is an innovative school curriculum and integrated professional development program that builds critical thinking, reading comprehension, and media literacy skills in the classroom using the local news media as a tool.

  • Impact of Thinking Pro Online Platform

    Based on a study of 29 high school classrooms, with 12 teachers and 700 students, THINKING PRO delivered the following results:

    • 86% of students improved in critical thinking, reading comprehension, and news media literacy skills

    • 70% of students improved performance scores on pre and posttest of THINKING PRO

    Individual Impact

    • Improved news media literacy
    • Improved social emotional learning
    • Higher student engagement
    • Deep learning through gamification

    Community Impact

    • Community impact:
    • Improved opportunities for college and employment
    • Increased civic engagement
    • Improved ability to contribute to the community and world
    • Increased social-emotional competencies
  • Being able to engage in deep thinking about the local issues that are at the forefront of their community is a critical skill set for students to have, particularly in high school when they’re getting ready to go out into the workforce or to take another [academic] path.”
    - Curriculum Director

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