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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.

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.

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.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern

Online via Zoom

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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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