Digital Tools for News Literacy

Today, we have more sources of information, more ways to access that information, and more knowledge in general than probably any other time in history. […]

Fact, Fake, Spin? Information Literacy And so go the days, weeks, months. Inundated by daily news, counter news, fake news, real news, updated news. A whole wide world of […]


Photo by Elina Krima from Pexels While parts of the world reel and burn, while countries quietly or more willingly shrug off social outrage, while most of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teens More Likely to Turn to YouTube for Current Events Than a News Organization, Survey Finds

Less than half - 41 percent - of teenagers get their news from a print or online newspaper at least three times a week. And […]

Resources to Teach Students About News Validity

A critical part of digital literacy skills for everyone today is the ability to discern what is true and what isn’t. Discerning news validity is […]

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 […]

Give Facts a Fighting Chance: A Global Playbook for Teaching News Literacy

Give Facts a Fighting Chance: A Global Playbook for Teaching News Literacy: Give Facts a Fighting...

Checkology Virtual Classroom

Checkology Virtual Classroom: Checkology is where students learn how to navigate the challenging...

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