July 27, 2017

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Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News

LandingHeader_InfoLiteracy_550Presented by: ISTE, Mackin Educational Resources, Rosen Publishing Group, Credo and School Library Journal

Event Date & Time: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Our popular series returns with all-new presentations on technology in the education space, from helping struggling readers to sorting fact from fiction when it comes to digital information. Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free programs will offer practical insight into these hot topics in tech, with implications for schools and libraries.

Session #1: Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News

Critical thinking is more important than ever. Our panelists will cover how to vet information and establish best practices for students to manage the digital firehose, and consider perspective and bias.

Panelists

  • Frank Baker – Founder, The Media Literacy Clearinghouse
  • Gary Price – Editor, Infodocket
  • Mike Ribble – Educator, Founder, digitalcitizenship.org
  • Damaso Reyes – New York City Program Manager, News Literacy Project

Moderator

  • Joyce Valenza – Assistant Professor of Teaching, Rutgers University School of Communication & Information

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Comments

  1. Jackie Church says:

    Hello –
    Is this webinar going to be for elementary level, as well as secondary? Our district is teaching website evaluation and bias in units right now, in grades 4 and 5.

    Jackie

  2. This was the BEST webinar I’ve ever attended. Amazing amount of good, usable, current, relevant, and creative resources to combat fake news! THANK YOU!

  3. Debbie Dupree says:

    Thank you for a timely and important webcast. The panel participants provided excellent resources that I plan to use right away. Thanks so much.

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