Fighting Fake News
Date posted: January 10, 2017
Fake news is in the news. Can you tell if online news is true or false? As we mentioned in an earlier blogpost, recent research shows that students may not be able to tell if online news is true or fake.
Here are a couple of resources to help teach media literacy:
Fighting Fake News from KQED is a lesson plan with resources, objectives, key vocabulary, and learning activities.
Ten Questions for Fake News Detection is an infographic with questions to help detect fake news, from the News Literacy Project.
To learn the basics of media literacy, visit MediaSmart’s Media Literacy Fundamentals.