On Saturday, September 9, WVXU presented a Democracy and Me Teacher Workshop by David Clark, Curriculum and Technology Specialist at Butler County ESC. Subjects covered included News Literacy and Service Learning.
Here are some of the resources, lesson plans, and creative ideas shared during the session:
TED Ed Lessons:
- How to Tell Fake News from Real News
- How to Choose Your News
- Fact Checking 101
- How False News Can Spread
How to Spot Fake News – Infographic from International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
IFLA has made this infographic available as part of its mission to educate and advocate the importance of critical thinking, a crucial skill when navigating the information society..
These eight steps (based on FactCheck.org’s 2016 article How to Spot Fake News) will help readers verify a news story.
Additional Social Studies Resources