Education

The Pulitzer Center invites educators to use our reporting in the classroom, and we have some great tools and services to support you. Our Lesson Builder is a quick, easy and flexible way to create curriculum, using Pulitzer Center reporting. Our secondary school program gives young people a multi-dimensional educational experience, while our Campus Consortium partnership of colleges and universities enriches undergraduate and graduate study with programs such as our Student Reporting Fellowships. See all education news.
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  • Arlington, Virginia Students Explore a Slow Approach to Reporting
    Arlington, VA, students participating in the World Affairs Council's Leadership in Global Affairs Workshop explored the Out of Eden Walk, conducted their own slow reporting projects and then presented their slow journalism reports to photojournalist Allison Shelley.
  • Lesson Plans Connect Students to "Fractured Lands"
    Connect students to this gripping modern history of the Middle East with lesson plans for K-12 and university students.

For K-12 Teachers

Projects like the Out of Eden Walk, Everyday Africa, and many hundreds more can help globalize middle and high school classrooms. Build your own curriculum with our Lesson Builder or contact us to arrange talks from journalists and more.
  • Class Visits

    In person or online, a great way to personalize the issues.
  • Lesson Builder

    Easily find great content, add context and questions for students, and get a link to share.
  • Curricular Resources

    Explore unit maps, guides to using our e-books, and other educator resources.
  • The World in Your Classroom
    What is the Pulitzer Center middle and high school education program all about? Our education team and teacher partners give an overview on what we can offer and why we think it's so important.

  • Transformative Events for Schools
    The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, a public school in Philadelphia, has used our reporting to create all-school events called Social Justice Days. Watch the video to learn about this powerful program and contact us to plan your own.

  • Out of Eden Walk: An Introduction
    National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek's 7-year walk around the earth is a project that has proven immensely valuable in classes across the US. Watch the video to learn more about how educators are using this unique resource.

For colleges

A growing network of two- and four-year institutions are bringing insight and immediacy to their courses through our Campus Consortium initiative via fresh-from-the-field insights by Pulitzer Center journalists. Our partnerships offer a cross-disciplinary approach to issues of the day and provide students opportunities for their own international investigations.
  • Journalist and human rights lawyer Rebecca Hamilton discusses her reporting from Sudan at the George Washington University.

  • Austin Merrill, co-creator of "Everyday Africa" initiative, introduces Campus Consortium students to life on the Continent via interactive website.

  • See video highlights from the Student Fellow Washington Weekend: Our 2015 student fellows gathered at the Pulitzer Center for a weekend of activities and networking. They participated in workshops, discussed their projects, and attended panels with experienced journalists.

For students

From post-earthquake Haiti to the camps of Darfur to the bamboo forests of China, our reporters have traveled the world looking for untold stories. Connect with them and share yours.
  • Comparing and Contrasting Social Structures
    National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek uses techniques from his Out of Eden Walk project to explain how students can compare and contrast social structures.

  • Out of Eden: What Makes a Good Story?
    Paul Salopek explains how he gathers information and shares some key elements of good storytelling.