The New York Times’ Learning Network features NLP
Katherine Schulten offers “a roundup of tools, questions, activities and case studies” to determine the reliability of the onslaught of information we encounter every day.
“Although we doubt we need to convince teachers that this skill is important, we like the way Peter Adams from the News Literacy Project frames it in a post for Edutopia,”she writes.
“As he points out, every teacher is familiar with ‘digital natives’ and the way they seem to have been born with the ability to use technology. But what about ‘digital naïveté” — when students trust sources of information that are obviously unreliable?”