Teach Democracy Now! aims to extend Democracy Now!’s unique media collaboration into classrooms all over the United States and the world, by providing critical thinking and news literacy resources. Democracy Now! covers topics useful to educators in the fields of Sociology, Political Science, History, Journalism, Environmental Studies, Literature, Law, Ethics, Media and Gender Studies, Art and more.
Launched in fall 2011 Teach Democracy Now! hosts class visits to Democracy Now!’s live broadcast at our New York City studio. We also design teaching materials based on Democracy Now! news clips, provide professional development seminars to teachers, make educational presentations at conferences and provide virtual class discussions.