Previously Recorded Online Trainings & Seminars for Teachers

Leadership & Media Engagement in the Digital Age

During this seminar, available on-demand, Close Up’s, Mia Charity discusses Leadership & Media Engagement in the Digital Age with David Almacy, Founder of CapitalGig LLC.

Navigating Information Like a Journalist

In this session our partners at the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) will provide an overview of a classroom-ready resource for educators, Slowing the Infodemic: How to Spot COVID-19 Misinformation, to help their students navigate the complex world of misinformation.

Opening the Economy during COVID-19

Opening the Economy during COVID-19During this seminar, available on-demand, Close Up’s, Joe Geraghty discusses opening the economy during COVID-19 with Michael Carney, Senior Vice President, Emerging Issues with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Religious Liberty & COVID-19

Religious Liberty & COVID-19During this seminar, available on-demand, Close Up’s, Joe Geraghty discusses Religious Liberty & COVID-19 with Benjamin P. Marcus, Religious Literacy Specialist with the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute.

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Spanish Flu & COVID-19

In this session we explore the use of storytelling in instruction and how bringing to life the human element behind our history can yield important lessons for our present.

COVID-19 and Political Reform

John Milewski on political reformDuring this seminar, available on-demand, Close Up’s, Joe Geraghty discusses COVID-19 and political reform with John Milewski, Director of Digital Programming & Managing Editor and Host of the Wilson Center ON DEMAND from Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

5 Questions to Identify Reliable Media Content

 

In this session you will become familiar with five specific questions that can be applied to media content to test its reliability.

COVID-19 and the Economy

COVID-19 and the EconomyDuring this seminar, available on-demand, Close Up’s, Joe Geraghty discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the economy with Arlington County Board Member, Christian Dorsey.

What to do when discourse breaks down?

 

This session provides teachers with the facilitation skills and strategies to reorient students when discourse becomes challenging.

Building a Virtual Community

 

This session models establishing expectations for productive online conversations about current issues using a Close Up lesson plan.

Classroom Resource: Building a Virtual Community 

Citizenship & Media Literacy

 

This session models how teachers can use a Close Up lesson plan to help students understand media bias in a virtual classroom.

Classroom Resource: Constructing Media Bias

Facilitating an Online Discussion

 

This session models how teachers can use Close Up’s blog in a virtual classroom.

Classroom Resource: Humans, Animals, and Viruses

Leading an Online Deliberation on a Policy Discussion

 

This session models how teachers can use Close Up’s Controversial Issues in the News digital library in a virtual classroom.  For a free trial to our library, register today.

Classroom Resource: The Homelessness Crisis