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New York Times: NYT in the Classroom

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The New York Times inEducation

inEducation is The New York Times’ curricular tool, designed to help university professors and students connect what’s happening in the news with their studies. Across 16 disciplines of study, leading professors contribute weekly posts featuring a piece of journalism and prompts for discussion, exploration, and analysis. These prompts can be used by professors in their lesson planning to help bring current events into the classroom or can be shared with students to spark conversation and debate.

Features at a Glance

  • 16 disciplines
  • Weekly updates by faculty contributors
  • Questions for discussion and analysis
  • General instructional strategies
  • Leadership focus

Get started by visiting New York Times inEducation.


The Learning Network

The Learning Network is The New York Times’ award-winning curricular tool offering activities for students and resources for teachers. This curricular tool provides dynamic content and activities invaluable for today’s classroom. While geared towards an audience of native English-speaking high schoolers, the lessons, prompts, and activities can fuel critical thinking at different levels and are used by colleges and professors all over the world. 


  • Over 1,000 resources published each year to ensure materials are relevant and up to date
  • Lesson plans
  • News and geography quizzes
  • Student opinion questions 
  • Picture prompts and graph prompts
  • Current events conversations
  • Writing curriculum
  • Contests
  • Professional development webinars

Get started by visiting The Learning Network.