Media Literacy and Debate Resources
Looking for extra resources on fighting fake news, introducing media literacy to students, or strengthening critical thinking skills? Here is a curated list of lesson plans and activities for educators.
Five Key Questions of Media Literacy
You may recognize from Thinkalong's Contemplate sections. Use this guide form the Center for Media Literacy about the five key questions to help students build an internal checklist of questions to ask about any message in media.
Facing History and Ourselves
Using lessons from history, this free website has resources for teaching about and combating hatred and bigotry. Check out these lessons plans about news and bias:
Digital and Civic Literacy Skills framework
The internet is an amazing tool for teaching and learning. But, before we can teach students to harness its power and become good citizens of the web, we need to understand the intricacies of how it works and how it can be manipulated to mislead and even harm users.