March 24, 2017

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Teaching News Literacy? Check Your Own Bias, Says Librarian

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To stay at the top of your game, keep practicing, stay skeptical, and take a hard look in the mirror, experts advise.

“Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” Kicks off SLJ ISTE Webcast Series

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A new season of the SLJ ISTE webcast series launches with “Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News” on March 16.

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

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In the era of fake news, librarians are our best hope for educating kids about bogus reporting, biased points of view, and more.

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“Pop Literacy”| SLJ ISTE Webcast Series

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This fall series, sponsored by littleBits, will wrap up on December 6 with practical takeaways on pop culture literacy.

Five Questions for Kids’ Media Literacy Expert Frank W. Baker

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How can kids deconstruct Super Bowl ads? Or distinguish authentic news items online from manufactured content? Insight on this and more from Media Literacy Clearinghouse founder Frank W. Baker.