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Keeping It Real: Tips and Strategies for Digital Literacy in an Era of Fake News

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Our "digital natives" may be able to switch effortlessly between Facebook and Twitter while simultaneously uploading a selfie to Instagram and texting a friend, but when it comes to evaluating information from websites and various social media channels, they are usually not as tech savvy. Students and adults are often easily duped and lack the skills to determine what is real and what is not. Join Nikki D Robertson as she provides tips, strategies, and resources to help teach students how to evaluate the authenticity of websites, analyze information found on social media, determine hidden agendas, and avoid falling for hoaxes.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Digital Citizenship, Internet Searches, Social Media
Tags: agendas, authenticity, digital literacy, evaluating information, evaluating web sites, fake news, social media

Reviews (17)

Full Member
Great for all educators! Very relevant to today.
Full Member
Outstanding and highly recommended webinar! All the information was relevant and relatable with great teaching tips & techniques.
Full Member
Very relevant to today and offers great resources to use to help kiddos identify the real news from the made up.
Full Member
very good , valid info our older students need
Full Member
Thank you for the information.
Basic Member
Very useful tips and tools. Thank you.
Basic Member
Great info especially considering today's political climate on social networking sites!
Full Member
It was helpful. I'd like to see a poster with the basic rules for research on it.
Full Member
Great info. Thanks!
Basic Member
Love the tips and lesson plan ideas! Great ideas for me to share with staff this year
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