How can you detect ‘fake news’?
How do you find your information? How do you ‘hear’ about things? How can you know what events really happened?
Thinking Routine- Connect, Extend, Challenge
- Connect: How do the ideas and information presented connect to what you already know?
- Extend: What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?
- Challenge: What is challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?
How to fight misinformation
Lauren says there are things you can and should do to empower yourself against misinformation.
- fact check every statement and headline
- report inaccuracies and misinformation on social media
- inform yourself about trustworthy sources
- check browser extensions for unreliable sources
- refer to a list of fake news outlets (LINK)
- be curious and ask questions
Connect with students in Norway
Notice: What stands out to you or catches your eye in this person’s post? In other words, what do you notice in particular? Be specific.
Appreciate: Share what you like, appreciate or value in the post you’ve read. Be specific.
Groups and times TBE for Friday 10 or 17 February
Safer Internet Day Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Dialogue Toolkit by Out of Eden Learn