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How to teach students and patrons to fact-check like a pro
Dive deep into the tools and skills needed to verify the authenticity of information, and learn to create engaging fact-checking investigations that inspire students and patrons to investigate viral content. Access to News Literacy Project resources and classroom-ready examples are included.
Building effective information habits and search strategies
Developing keen observation skills to detect false context
Using reverse image searches to determine authenticity
Using archives to explore deleted or changed content
Using Google Street View to confirm and explore locations.
Peter Adams is the News Literacy Project’s senior vice president of education and has been with the organization since 2009. He began his career in education as a classroom teacher in the New York City schools. He has also worked as a trainer with the New York City Teaching Fellows Program, a youth media after-school instructor in the Chicago public schools and an adjunct instructor at Roosevelt University and Chicago City Colleges.