Fake News or Not Fake News, That is the Question (And CogBooks is Helping to Answer It)

CogBooks is a company dedicated to improving the way people learn and to democratizing access to education.  Because of our mission, we have the opportunity […]

Fact, Fake, Spin? Information Literacy

https://unsplash.com/photos/2TS23o0-pUc And so go the days, weeks, months. Inundated by daily news, counter news, fake news, real news, updated news. A whole wide world of […]

Teach Talk Webinar: Building Digital Media Skills in the Classroom

Do you know what sources your students are using to get their information? Do you feel you're on the same page with students about factual […]

Fake News Is Everywhere. But Students Can Be Taught to Spot It, New Study Finds

Researchers at the Reboot Foundation found that interventions as simple as reading a short article or watching a three-and-a-half-minute long educational video can make an […]

Trolling for Learning about the Polarization of Public Discourse

Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi from Pexels Recently, there seems to have been news that Finland would be implementing a 4 day working week. This however, was not true […]

Why Digital Literacies are an Important Part of Every Class

The path to quality information is not straight. A recent survey from Project Information Literacy explored how college students engage with news. Most survey respondents encounter some […]

Fake It, Make It or Break It? - A Question of News Literacy

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels To be honest, I don't really see how there can be an end to online trolling. It's as if online trolling has become […]

News Literacy, Beliefs and Practices

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Days pass by in a torrent of streams of information telling me  how to be more successful,  how to be happier,  to travel […]

News Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Problem Solving

Helping students become educated consumers of online information is a corner stone of digital literacy. There may be no immediate solution to the proliferation of […]

Check, Please! Starter Course Released

Check, Please! Starter Course Released

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 7/29/19

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following: Interesting details about Apple’s rumored XR-headset An important view into how organizations may look at L&D […]

News Literacy for Educators (with 15 Tools)

Following the 2016 presidential election, America saw a steep rise in fake news and news designed for misinformation. As school librarians, we are also seeing […]

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