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Being Muslim in America: Acts of Courage and Healing
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Eight Muslim Americans living in Colorado with family histories from eight separate Muslim-majority countries, share their personal stories. They describe incidents of Islamophobia, as well as the healing processes they have experienced in their workplaces, in their neighborhoods, and through supportive organizations. @2017

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09/18/2019
Being Muslim in America: An Afghan American Family Story
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Jamshid and Huma Ebadi both came to the United States as young children with their families from Afghanistan under harrowing circumstances. As adults, with a young family of their own, they now live in a suburb of Denver, CO. Hear their stories of love, compassion, and of hope. @2017

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09/18/2019
How to Recognize Fake News: Part 1
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Fake news is more than a social media menaceÑitÕs threatening critical thinking skills needed to develop information literacy. Combined with the impulse to share exciting, shocking and alarming stories, fake news is shapingÑand distortingÑperceptions, especially in younger demographics. In this video, viewers learn what drives fake news, how to spot it and how to de-bunk it. TheyÕll see how to distinguish between bias and accuracy, and opinion from fact. Vignettes that mimic online feeds and searches show how to detect completely false stories, slanted information, pure propaganda and misused data. @2018

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09/18/2019
How to Recognize Fake News: Part 2
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Fake news is prevalent because it seems so real. But passing it along via social media is more than sharing. It lends credibility to untrustworthy sources. By explaining click baits, bias and information bubbles, this video helps viewers discern whatÕs real and whatÕs not. Startling examples of altered photos reveal the skills employed by fake newsmongers. Cross-referencing to determine objective news sources and sites is explained along with reverse image search and expert confirmation. This video will assist viewers in getting past the hype of fake news to discover the real story. @2018

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English Language Arts
Social Studies
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09/18/2019