Strategies for teaching about misinformation
Join the News Literacy Project for a free educator webinar to discover how to teach students about misinformation.
Wednesday, April 19
4:00 PM CT
Can your students tell fact from fiction and recognize credible evidence and sources? As AI feeds into the digital landscape, empower your students with essential media and news literacy skills. Join a free webinar to discover strategies for teaching about misinformation — what it is, how it functions, how to spot it and how to debunk it – and empowering students with critical media and news literacy skills.
You’ll hear from:
- Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president of research and design.
- Hannah Covington, NLP’s senior manager of education design.
- Members of NLP’s Education Partnership Strategy team.
This live, virtual discussion is free and open to educators.
Topics will include:
- The state of today’s digital landscape, including the challenges posed by generative artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT.
- Strategies for helping students determine the credibility of evidence and sources.
- Best practices for teaching about misinformation and conspiratorial thinking.
Participants will come away with a roadmap for getting started with teaching about misinformation, including how to use the “Misinfo 101” course offered on the News Literacy Project’s free Checkology virtual classroom (register for an educator account or sign in to access and assign the full course).
For more on “Misinfo 101,” visit the Misinfo 101 resource hub.