Description: The Beyond Fake News infographic identifies the 10 types of potentially misleading news,
aimed to help in the fight against misinformation and disinformation. It was created to be used in class
with real-world examples to spark classroom debate and reflection on the constructions of media. EAVI is
currently updating the infographic and will share it on the website once completed.
For Infographic and additional resources, visit:
https://eavi.eu/infographic-beyond-fake-news-10-types-of-misleading-news-17-languages/ The chart is offered in these 17 languages: Albanian, Catalaan, Dutch, French, Greek, German, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. For these versions, click here.
Description: Toolkit provides the highest quality professional support from Jennifer LaGarde and
Darren Hudgins, Bring Me A Book’s Literacy Champions and coauthors of
Fact vs. Fiction:
Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News and
Developing Digital Detectives: Essential Lessons for Discerning
Fact From Fiction in the ‘Fake News’ Era.
Toolkit available at:
Written by: Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins
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. To purchase:
Written by: Cindy L. Otis
Description: Intended to support classroom instruction; provides activities and questions for before, during, and after reading True or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Fake News by Cindy L. Otis. Standards listed throughout the guide are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grade eight, but activities and questions can be applied to multiple grade levels. To view and/or download the guide:
Written by: Cindy L. Otis
Description: In 1901, David Hänig published research that led to what we know today as the taste map: an illustration that divides the tongue into four separate areas. It has since been published in textbooks and newspapers. There is just one problem: the map is wrong. So how do misconceptions like this spread, and what makes a fake fact so easy to believe? Joseph Isaac dives into the world of misinformation. Lesson includes Joseph Isaac’s video, Why People Fall for Misinformation, multiple choice and open answer questions, more information, and discussion topics. To access the complete lesson, visit: