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Event Name:How to teach students and patrons to fact-check like a pro
Competency:Reference
Description:

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.
Presenter:

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.
 
Event Date:10/21/2020
Event Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
UNITED STATES
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who should attend:  Anyone interested in learning more about fact-checking like a pro
Competencies:  Reference

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member/
NORWELD, SERLS, SWON Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE


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