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Break the Fake

Developed by MediaSmarts, this website offers a lot of resources such as workshops, lessons plans, fact-checking tips, posters and infographics to help both children and adults to fight online disinformation. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://mediasmarts.ca/break-fake

Facts Matter: Building Critical Media Literacy

Facts Matter is an introductory guide for adult literacy and adult education practitioners who wish to build their students’ knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence in critical thinking, media and digital literacy. It was created by 80:20 –Educating and Acting for a Better World, an Irish-based charity that promotes popular education on human development and human

Analysing Bias

This is a lesson plan (with handouts) developed by Learning for Justice that focuses on teaching students to identify how writers can reveal their biases through their word choice and tone. Students will be able to identify “charged” words that communicate a point of view and understand how writers communicate an opinion implicitly by writing

Skillify – understand your level of digital skills

Skillify is a self-assessment tool developed by The Digital Collective (DigiCo) to help people understand their level of digital skills in 21 different topics. It covers the following areas: Information and Data Literacy; Communication and Collaboration; Digital Content Creation; Safety; and Problem Solving. It provides a detailed report on people’s digital skills and some recommendations to

Navigating Digital Information

In this Crash Course organised as a video series with 10 episodes, John Green in partnership with MediaWise, the Poynter Institute, and the Stanford History Education Group explores best practices in navigating the internet by helping people evaluate the information they read online. Please click on the link below to access the content:

Civic Online Reasoning

This research-based curriculum developed by the Stanford History Education Group offers lessons and assessments to help students evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world. It is necessary to create a free account. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://cor.stanford.edu/curriculum/

Checkology – News Literacy Project

Checkology is a free e-learning platform with engaging, authoritative lessons on subjects like news media bias, misinformation, conspiratorial thinking and more. Learners develop the ability to identify credible information, seek out reliable sources and apply critical thinking skills to separate fact-based content from falsehoods. Please click on the link below to access the content:

The On-Ramp to Media Literacy

This course was developed by the Center for Media Literacy (CML) to help people become more informed participants in the complex, global media environment. This 90-minute, self-guided course aims to give you a strong, foundational understanding of the concepts of media literacy. You will explore topics that range from CML’s Five Key Questions and Core