14 August 2018
Fake News - Resources for Learners and Educators
Digital literacies, Visual literacies, Social Media literacies.
The skills and demands of today's literacies change and so should educational practices by meeting learners in the world in which they live in.
Bad News - a free game
Factitious - a free game
The 10 Best Fact Checking Sites
News and Media Literacy
Writing & Discussion Activities to Promote Awareness of Fake News - NIk Peachey
Fake News and Digital Literacies: some resources
4 Fake Sites to Teach Students Website Evaluation
One activity to do with students is to create a digital wall (either with Padlet or Lino, for instance) and have them brainstorm what fake news is and why it happens.
They can then continue by finding examples, discussing what is fake/not fake and finally try to establish why fake news happens and how it is affecting everyone around the world. Suggestions to combat fake news can then be contributed on a Flipgrid.
Here is an example of a digital wall with further suggestions that may be used while focusing on fake news: