Fighting Fake News: Tools and Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy (June 2019)

Written by: Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins
ISBN-13: 978-1564848079
ISBN-10: 1564848078
Audience: K-12 educators and media literacy specialists

Description: Based on the book, Fact vs. Fiction: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News by Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins, this six-page laminated reference guide offers educators resources and strategies to define, detect and combat “fake news,” including links to fact-checking sites and lesson plans. The guide also features models for evaluating news stories with links to resources on how to include lessons on fake news in curricula; links to fake news self-assessments, including a digital component to help readers evaluate their skills in detecting and managing fake news; and an infographic with mobile media literacy tips. Guide is 8.5″ x 11″ with 3 laminated panels, 6 pages total.