Resources for School Librarians - Index
A very important issue in media literacy which school librarians and classroom teachers should address now.
Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source - By the Pew Research Center, December 10, 2018.
Pew Study on Fake News in America - The majority of Americans believe that fake news is causing confusion about basic facts. Dec., 2016
The Smell Test: Educators Can Counter Fake News with Information Literacy. Here's How - An article by Linda Jacobson in School Library Journal, January, 2017.
Evaluating Sources in a "Post Truth" World - Lesson plan ideas from the New York Times, Jan. 19, 2017 How to Teach Your Students About Fake News - a lesson plan from PBS for grades 7 - 12.
13 Tips for Teaching News and Information Literary - an article by Linda Rogers in School Library Journal, July 25, 2017.
The Honest Truth About Fake News and How Not to Fall for it - From Station KQED
Fighting Fake News - A lesson plan by Rachel Roberson from station KQED
Hoax or No Hoax? Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation - From the ReadWriteThink web site.
Skills and Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources - by Katherine Schulton for the New York Times Learning Network.
Media Bias/Fact Check - This site says that it is the most comprehensive media bias source on the internet. Whether or not it is, it is possible to their ratings of the bias of a very large number of news web sites for political bias and for the quality of science reporting.
Five Minute Film Festival: 9 videos on News Literacy - From Edutopia
How to Spot Fake News - by Channel One News.
The Credibility Challenge - A lesson plan from the Annenberg Center. Fake News,Social Media, and the Facts
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