Diego Hernandez

Checkology changes how student engages with the world

Updates


Diego Hernandez, who recently completed ninth grade at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Van Nuys, California, believes misinformation can harm your outlook on the world.

But Checkology® virtual classroom, which he used in his journalism class, has changed how Diego approaches news and other information. “Now I’m thinking on both sides of the spectrum,” he says. “It just gives you a whole new way of thinking about certain things.”

The platform also has taught him to take a step back and evaluate information more critically. He has become aware of bias in the information he consumes and seeks out information that is fact-based rather than opinion-based.

“I’ve changed a bit as a person. My opinions have altered a bit,” Diego says.

Learn more about how Checkology has impacted Diego in this video.

Video testimonial by student Diego Hernandez

More Updates

Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss showcases The Sift

Washington Post education reporter Valerie Strauss features content from The Sift®,  NLP’s free weekly newsletter for educators, in her blog throughout the school year. Using ChatGPT for disinformation and other news literacy lessons (Feb. 2, 2023 Lisa Marie Presley’s death, AI problems and more news literacy lessons (Jan. 25, 2023) News literacy lessons: ‘Shark Week,’…

NLP in the News