COR – Learn to think like a fact checker

COR – Learn to think like a fact checker

COR – Learn to think like a fact checker

Date posted: January 21, 2020

Students continue to have trouble determining if online information is reliable or fake. A recent study found that two-thirds of students couldn’t tell the difference between news stories and ads (“sponsored content”) on Slate’s home page.

The Stanford History Education Group has designed a free curriculum, Civic Online Reasoning (COR), to teach students to think like a fact checker. The emphasis is on lateral reading as an important digital literacy skill.

Learn more about the curriculum in Helping students to sort facts from lies on the internet.

 

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