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Media Literacy Resources

Thank you for attending the workshop! If you have any questions you would like answered by a Librarian, you can post in the EdCommons librarian group! 


Is This for REAL? Students become Fake News Sleuths! Slides EEC October 26, 2017


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"


EdWeb 

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. 

Integrating Media Literacy and Critical Thinking Monday November 6, 2017 @ 3:00-4:00 EST


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

Free Premium Membership for the 2017-2018 academic year. Virtual classroom with 12 interactive lessons. Sign up your class, track their progress. Suitable for grades 7-12.
I haven't used the Checkology module with my students yet, but have gone through a few lessons myself, and will definitely be using them with my grade 7 & 8 students this year!


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.