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Media Literacy Resources

Thank you for attending the workshop! 


Is This for REAL? Students become Fake News Sleuths! Slides EEC October 25, 2018

This link goes to the slideshow I made in google slides. I have set the premission to "view only". I am not sure if the links to the videos show up in view only. If not, send me an email and will make a copy of the slideshow and share it with you so you can have your own copy. My email address is on the slideshow. ~a


Click HERE to download the Headlines Sorting Activity


In case you are not familiar with The Onion here is a link to "The Facebook CIA Project


This is That This Is That is a current affairs program that doesn't just talk about the issues, it fabricates them. Nothing is off limits - if it's relevant to Canadians, we'll find out the "This" and the "That" of the story.
Each week, hosts Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring introduce you to the voices and stories that give this country character in this 100% improvised, satirical send-up of public radio. 

Britannica Digital Learning - Blog

They have a series of resources called "Fight the Fake" and more ...


EdWeb 

Read this article based on an EdWeb webinar in conjunction with Britannica Learn, hosted by Tiffany Whitehead.

www.edweb.net

Free webinars on a variety of topics. If you register but can not attend, the recording of the webinar is made available for you to watch at your convenience. 

I recently attended a Webinar "Fight Fake News: Media Literacy for Students" led by Tiffany Whitehead and sponsored by Britannica Learn which was excellent! If you are a member of EdWeb, you can access the recording and slides from this webinar.


Media Smarts

www.mediasmarts.ca
Canadian content, free lesson plans grades K-12.
This is my first "Go To" source for media lessons.
Authenticating Information - fake or fiction pictures


Common Sense Media

www.commonsensemedia.org
American content, free lesson plans grades K-12
This is my second "Go To" resource for media lessons


Mozilla Learning Network

https://learning.mozilla.org/en-US/activities/web-lit-basics/

This six-part series helps learners become familiar with reading, writing and participating on the web. They'll discover the foundations of the web through production and collaboration. This is an ideal kit for Mozilla Clubs.
I haven't used these yet, but plan to! 


Stanford University
 

https://sheg.stanford.edu/node/263

Stanford History Educators Group (SHEG)

Read like a Historian - Curriculum


Checkology 

www.checkology.org

BASIC - first 4 lesson are free
Premium Membership - $3.00 - $5.00 per year


Newseum

Free sign-up. Great flowchart.


Posters  

Fearless Fact-Finding - Use fact-checking websites to find more information

How to Spot Fake news - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

The Library Marketplace (OLA) - Bookmarks and posters to purchase


Phil Bradley's Fake/Spoof Websites

This is an extensive list of websites that can be used to teach students how to tell the difference between fact and fiction.