February 24, 2018

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SLJ’s News Literacy Pinterest Page

Seeking one-stop shopping for news literacy resources? Look no further than School Library Journal‘s News Literacy Pinterest page, curated by Jen Thomas, media and educational technology specialist at West Bridgewater (MA) Middle Senior High School.

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Jen Thomas (@BlendedLibGirl) is dedicated to empowering teachers and students and has a strong interest in professional development, blended learning, and infusing information, digital, and media literacy into any school’s curriculum.

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