This is an assessment from the Stanford History Education Group's Civic Online Reasoning curriculum. This is to assess how well students can assess information/claims that they find on social media. This is an assessment that is housed on Google Forms. You will be prompted to make a copy of the assessment which you can be distributed to students.
TIn this lesson we will be discussing with high school students how to protect themselves from fake news. We will be doing an activity that has them using these skills in real time.
To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. By the end of this unit you will be able to Define Information Literacy, Define the four domains that fall under Metaliterate Learners, Identify a lack of knowledge in a subject area, Identify a search topic/question and define it using simple terminology, Articulate current knowledge on a topic, Recognize a need for information and data to achieve a specific end and define limits to the information need, and Manage time effectively to complete a search.
Today’s complex information landscape requires learners of all ages to take a second look at the news and media we consume. In this session, we will talk about how consuming information on a mobile device is different from a laptop (or television or newspaper) and everyday strategies to help students (and teachers) analyze and evaluate information.
On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt discusses with Utah State Board of Education curriculum specialists Robert Austin and Naomi Watkins about information literacy in the classroom. We learn from Utah teachers Charlotte Ducos and Williams Shields on how they are preparing students to navigate the vast wealth of information they are presented with every day and how to lead challenging, yet historically accurate, discussions in the classroom.
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