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About the NYT Learning Network


The Learning Network is The New York Times’s 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

All faculty, staff, and students can use The Learning Network. Get started by visiting:

The Learning Network is part of the general website. When using The Learning Network, make sure you have activated your New York Times access and we recommend that you log into your account so you can save articles and navigate to all other parts of

While the site is open to the public, in order to explore all associated Times content used to create the lesson plans and activities, you need a subscription.

For even more information about The Learning Network, download the NYT Learning Tools Guidebook (.pdf).