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AASL National Conference & Exhibition 2017

Separating Fact from Fiction: Teaching Media Literacy in a World of Misinformation

Nov 10, 2017 4:30pm ‐ Nov 10, 2017 5:30pm

Standard: $6.99
Members: $0.00

Description

In today’s world, everyone can be a publisher – but not all authors are equally credible or truthful. This hands-on session introduces tools for teachers to build their students’ media literacy skills and learn to authenticate, analyze and evaluate content from a variety of sources and platforms. Then, guided by a Wiki expert, participants will get a deep dive into decoding crowd-sourced websites and behind-the-scenes investigative tips for using Wikipedia for classwork and research. BYOD recommended.

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