ADV ISER UPDATE WINTER 2018 Table of Contents 8 NEWS LITERACY IN THE CL ASSROOM Tools for helping journalism educators teach students how to better sort fact from fiction. 14 GET TING THE MOST OUT OF GUEST SPEAKERS Make sure classroom visitors inspire students and leave fulfilled. C OVE R P H OTO Tom Gayda (center) showing school spirit with two former students, Naomi Pescovitz, from the class of 2005, who is a news anchor for KMSP FOX 9 in Minneapolis and Sam Alder, class of 2015, now studying at Depauw University. Photo by NCHS Live! staff 22 TOM GAYDA Meet the 2018 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year and other honored media advisers. 34 LESSONS FROM THE FIELD Tips for preparing students to cover controversial events and differing points of view. 18 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS 41 GREENING THE NEWSROOM A case study of how a schedule change forced a teacher to develop a 21st century newsroom. Best practices in teaching environmental journalism. ABOU T U S Adviser Update is a digital magazine published by the Dow Jones News Fund for high school journalism teachers and publications advisers. The Dow Jones News Fund is a nonprofit foundation supported by the Dow Jones Foundation and other media companies, promotes journalism careers in the digital age. CONTACT THE NE WS F UND Mail: P.O. Box 300 Princeton, NJ 08543-0300 Phone: (609) 452-2820 Fax: (609) 520-5804 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Information about the News Fund, its services and programs is available on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and dowjonesnewsfund.org.