Can you navigate the flurry of fake news and strike a balance between being a cynic and a sucker? Get the tools you need to stay ahead of online tricksters and trolls – and help combat the fake news cycle.
In this class, students dive into the complexity of digital citizenship, including their active role in the flow of information. They’ll examine case studies that bring to life the challenges of today’s media landscape and leave with easy-to-implement strategies for staying a step ahead. Explore: What does "fake news" mean? Why should students care what's real and what's not? How can you tell what to trust when the motivations behind news stories aren't always clear?