Part One: Strategies students need to determine fact from fiction

We talked with experts to hear their opinions on the best ways for students to determine fact from fiction. Watch below.

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Part Two: A look into current events and how teachers can strategically approach these issues

We talked with experts to hear their opinions on the best ways to discuss controversial topics in the classroom.

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Part Three: Defending democracy

Experts discussed election integrity, what students should know about this coming election season and more.

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State and local news organizations

(Note: This is not an exhaustive list or an endorsement. It’s just intended to get you started. Ideally, you and your students will develop your own lists!)

NLP resources

Is it legit? Five steps for vetting a news source.

Today’s news landscape is fraught with several types of misinformation; sometimes it’s hard to know what information to trust. This infographic and quiz accompaniment developed by the news literacy experts at NLP will help you to identify the validity of the news you consume. 

Eight tips to Google Like a Pro

NLP partnered with disinformation research expert Cindy Otis to bring you eight tips that can help you improve your search results and zero in on what you’re looking for more quickly. 

Five Types of Misinformation

Learn how to distinguish between five common types of misinformation.

In brief: Misinformation

This infographic is designed to help you get your bearings in the misinformation landscape. Why do people share misinformation? What is the difference between misinformation and disinformation? What are some of the different types of misinformation people regularly encounter online? What are some “red flag” phrases and other signs of dubious content that can help people recognize when to remain skeptical and proceed with caution.

Some fact-checking organizations

Resources to help teachers navigate controversial topics in the classroom