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    Educators attend workshop to support learning in the era of misinformation

    On Tuesday, Kelly Tumy from Harris County Department of Education’s Teaching and Learning Center led educators in a workshop focusing on the media and misinformation.

    The timely workshop, hosted in partnership with CASE for Kids and The News Literacy Project, titled “A Future Founded on Facts,” was designed to help educators develop strategies to help students recognize misinformation online and on social media and provide reliable resources for fact-based decision making.

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  •  Image of Earth Day artwork; links to blog.

    HCDE student art displayed at Irvington building as part of contest

    Student art projects from Harris County Department of Education’s four campuses were displayed in the Irvington building Wednesday as part of a contest held by the Schools division.

    In March and April, students from the Academic and Behavior Schools were tasked with decorating a t-shirt to depict their interpretation of Earth Day (April 22) or their concerns about Earth. Students from Fortis Academy were encouraged to created 3-D printed objects, and students from Highpoint School created drawings.

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