Fighting Fake News: Tools and Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy

Fighting Fake News: Tools and Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy

by Jennifer LaGarde, Darren Hudgins

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Based on the book Fact vs. Fiction by Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins, this six-page laminated reference guide offers educators resources and strategies to define, detect and combat “fake news,” including links to fact-checking sites and lesson plans.

The guide also features models for evaluating news stories with links to resources on how to include lessons on fake news in curricula; links to fake news self-assessments, including a digital component to help readers evaluate their skills in detecting and managing fake news; and an infographic with mobile media literacy tips.

(ISTE Jump Start Guide, 8.5" x 11", 3 laminated panels, 6 pages)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564848079
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Pages: 6
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennifer LaGarde has served as a classroom teacher, teacher-librarian and digital teaching and learning specialist. She currently works with educators and school- and district-level leaders worldwide to develop innovative instructional practices. LaGarde’s work has been recognized by School Library Journal, The New York Times and The Carnegie Corporation.

Darren Hudgins is a former secondary social studies and career tech education (CTE) teacher, staff developer and coach. He’s now the director of instructional technology at the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC). Hudgins holds an M.Ed. along with dual bachelor’s degrees in human development and social sciences.

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