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Originally presented April 21, 2021

Children are exposed to more news at earlier ages through parents and teachers, students and friends, and digital devices. 

Join Tom Bober, school librarian and 2018 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, to gain an understanding of tweens’ and teens’ news literacy realities.

Librarians of all kinds will leave the webinar with a practical set of simple terms, resources, and approaches librarians can support their news literacy growth.

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Tom Bober

Tom Bober is a school librarian, 2018 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, former Teacher in Residence at the Library of Congress, and author of the book Building News Literacy: Lessons for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in Elementary and Middle Schools as well as Elementary Educator's Guide to Primary Sources: Strategies for Teaching. Tom works with students and educators to promote the use of information literacy and historical literacy in student learning.

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