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Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse

If you read any news story about "fake news" in the past four years, you no doubt came across the phrase "media literacy." From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the…

Information Literacy Umbrella by danahlongley, via Flickr

Just some idle charting on the concepts of information literacy, media literacy, critical thinking, etc. This is simply one (librarian-centric) possible model of these concepts. The idea is all the other literacies (media literacy, 21st cent literacy, ICT, translit, etc.) involve interacting with information in one form or another, so "information literacy" acts as the umbrella under which all the others sit.

New audio and video software will make media manipulations harder to detect. These essential media literacy questions can help.

New audio and video software will make media manipulations harder to detect. These essential media literacy questions can help.

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

This week UNESCO launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL). This global strategy marries the large, but often separated, disciplines of information literacy and media literacy and creates a common vocabulary for folks in multiple areas of knowledge to engage in conversation. It also positions these critical literacies as […]

In the Era of Fake News, Teaching Media Literacy is a Must

With all the different information sources out there, media literacy is essential. Get tips for teaching your kids and students about this important topic.

Give information the craap test - ALSC Blog

Give information the CRAAP test! Check its validity with these questions. Is it current? -Was it written recently enough to be accurate? -Has it been revised or updated? -Do the links work? Is it relevant? -Does the information relate to your topic or answer your question? -Who is the intended audience? -Have you checked other sources to make sure yours is the most relevant to your topic? Is it authoritative? -Who wrote, published, or publicized it? – What makes the author an expert? -Are…

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These reading passages boom cards are perfect for Kindergarten and First Grade students who need practice with their literal comprehension. Students reading the fiction and non fiction passages and answer questions. These no prep digital task cards are ideal for guided reading, literacy and reading lessons or literacy centers. Your students will enjoy reading the stories and informational / informative texts. This deck is great for distance learning (remote, virtual, online, or hybrid learning).
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