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Home - Fake News - LibGuides at Indiana University East - 0 views

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    Libguide that offers advice on how to identify Fake News. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life.  This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills. 
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are ... - 0 views

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    A list of on-line resources that can to aid teachers and their students with the task of spotting fake news. The articles, guides, lesson plans and videos deal with the importance of evaluating websites.
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Fake News is a Real Problem. Here's How Students Can Solve It. - John Spencer - 1 views

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    Some useful advice/tips about how to assist students understand how to identify "fake" news.
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Teaching Teens Media Literacy 101 - @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox - 0 views

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    "Lately there has been a lot of focus on how fake and biased media influenced the US election. It's staggering to realize how much of an influence it has had. The author compelled to tweet to her teen (and adult followers) some tips for helping to examine the news and media we consume."
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Future Ready Librarians - Future Ready Schools - 0 views

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    "As schools seek to become Future Ready, it is necessary to identify and cultivate leadership beyond district and building leaders. School librarians lead, teach and support the Future Ready goals of their school and district in a variety of ways through their professional practice, programs and spaces. If properly prepared and supported, school librarians are well-positioned to be at the leading edge of the digital transformation of learning."
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8 digital skills we must teach our children | World Economic Forum - 0 views

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    "How can we, as parents, educators and leaders, prepare our children for the digital age? Without a doubt, it is critical for us to equip them with digital intelligence. The digital world is a vast expanse of learning and entertainment. But it is in this digital world that kids are also exposed to many risks, such as cyberbullying, technology addiction, obscene and violent content, radicalization, scams and data theft. The problem lies in the fast and ever evolving nature of the digital world, where proper internet governance and policies for child protection are slow to catch up, rendering them ineffective.
    8 skills suggestions and a great infographic to visually set out different area."
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5 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids - YouTube - 0 views

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    Youtube short pPublished on 1 Jul 2015 by Common Sense Media. Kids love watching funny videos, learning cool stuff or uploading their own creations on YouTube. Discover 5 ways to make YouTube Safer for kids, whether they are watching or creating a channel.
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The @DavidGeurin Blog: 7 Reasons To Use Social Media In Your School (INFOGRAPHIC) - 0 views

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    "Social media is here to stay. Never before have people been able to connect, share, and learn from one another as we do now. As a result, our students need skills to win at life in a digital world. The ability to use social media to support life goals and possibilities can be a game-changer. I know it has been very powerful for me in my professional life." & reasons are discussed by the author.
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Things Every Teacher Should Know About Digital Citizenship @coolcatteacher - 0 views

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    Gord Holden's three things about digital citizenship that every teacher should know.
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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think - 1 views

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    Interesting reflection on how we use Google and what thinking goes woth that.
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Why Digital Literacy Is Critical In eLearning - eLearning Industry - 0 views

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    "Digital literacy has been dubbed as a fourth literacy. Whereas reading, writing, and mathematics are considered as the cornerstone of being literate, literacy in this day is not complete if a person is not capable of accessing and creating digital information. Therefore it is important to talk about digital literacy in education and eLearning."
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Teens can't tell the difference between Google ads and search results | The Verge - 0 views

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    "The familiar narrative of teens and technology is one of natural proficiency - that young people just get technology in a way that older generations don't. But research suggests that just because children feel at home using smartphones, it doesn't mean they're more aware of the nuances of how the web works. In a new report published by the UK's telecoms watchdog Ofcom, researchers found that only a third of young people aged 12 to 15 knew which search results on Google were adverts, while this figure was even lower - less than one in five - for children aged 8 to 11"
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Research revolution in schools | District Administration Magazine - 0 views

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    An interesting article about the skills today's students need. "teaching students to find reliable sources, synthesize research findings and communicate results is more urgent than ever in a world where every blogger with a keyboard can pose as an expert."
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MediaSmarts - 0 views

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    The home page for MediaSmarts. This is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy. Their vision is that children and youth have the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.
    "What We Do: MediaSmarts has been developing digital and media literacy programs and resources for Canadian homes, schools and communities since 1996. Through our work we support adults with information and tools so they can help children and teens develop the critical thinking skills they need for interacting with the media they love."
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Glenthorne Library: Students & Their Digital Footprint - 0 views

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    "One teacher's plan for teaching students about being safe online and their digital footprint. The goal is to get them thinking about what they put online and the consequences those posts can have." Some goof videos and ideas here
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Versus / and / or: The relationship between information literacy and digital literacy |... - 1 views

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    A good discussion trying to understand the different but related terms and what they mean to education
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