Discussion questions, vocabulary and classroom activities to help you teach about misinformation in sports.
Listening guide: “Opinion creep: How facts lost ground in the battle for our attention”
Listening guides are designed to support educators in using NLP’s Is that a fact? podcast in the classroom by providing discussion questions, time-stamped episode outlines and classroom activities. Is that a fact? informs listeners about news literacy issues that affect their lives through informative conversations with experts working to combat misinformation. To listen to episodes, read episode descriptions, explore related links or view transcripts, please visit newslit.org/podcast/.
In Season 3 Episode 5 “Opinion creep: How facts lost ground in the battle for our attention” we discuss how the blurring of fact-based news and opinion has left the public more confused than informed. Our guest is Tom Rosenstiel, professor at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism and co-author of The Elements of Journalism.
This discussion guide serves as a companion for adult learners and community members viewing the PBS documentary Storm Lake.
Student voices are catalysts for positive change in schools and communities. You can empower them to be well-informed and
This upper elementary lesson introduces the concepts of fact-based and opinion-based statements using a group activity.