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View Workshop: Fake News

Workshop NameFake News
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Workshop Short DescThis workshop will offer middle/high school educators ideas on how to empower students to evaluate the validity of sources and not fall for Fake News.
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School Year2018-2019
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Category529 - Professional Development
SubcategoryInstructional Strategies
Provider529 - Professional Development
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Duration6 Hours
LevelSED CODES 1,2,3,4
Total Workshop Days1.0
Credit Hours6.00
Days To Bill1.0
Participants Must Attend All DaysNo
District Always Pays Participant FeeYes
Participant Approval NeededNo
Scoring ExamsNo
Assigned SeatingNo
Assigned Seating By TableNo
Limit One District Per TableNo
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Workshop Full DescFake News was named the 2017 word of the year by several
organizations, including the Collins Dictionary. The purpose of this
workshop is to dive into two main issues with Fake News: 1) The
discrediting of sound and valid news organizations/articles and 2) the
susceptibility of believing Fake News. Middle/High School educators will
learn how to teach students to evaluate news sources and how to use
specific tools and resources to combat issues with fake news. The workshop will also focus on bias which, although may not be creating fake news, can influence the understanding of news.
Workshop AudienceMiddle school educators, high school educators, ELA teachers, Social Studies/History teachers, Curriculum Administrators.
Workshop PrerequisitesNot set
Workshop Objectives-Learn about how people and organizations have developed an industry around creating fake news
-Learn how to teach kids to spot fake news
-Be able to offer activities/strategies to students to check the validity of sources
-Understand the core principles of media literacy
-Be able to help kids recognize bias
Assessment of LearningParticipants will walk away with lesson ideas planned to combat issues around fake news.
Workshop TopicsResources from the News Literacy Project, National Association for Media Literacy Education, and the Newseum Institute will be shared.
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Submitted For Approval05/21/2018
Approved05/21/2018
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CTLE EligibleYes
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Workshop Id769
Added ByBrendan Keiser
BocesCattaraugus-Allegany BOCES
Archived DateNot set
Entry Date02/15/2018 12:55
Last Modified Date05/21/2018 12:01

CTLE Activities

  • Content
  • Pedagogy

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Learning Standards

  • 1 Knowledge Students and Student Learning
  • 2 Knowledge of Content and Instruction
  • 3 Instructional Practice