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201 resources with the concept bias

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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Fact and Opinion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of resources challenges scholars to determine facts from opinion. Learners examine news reports and determine what is true and relevant to the subject.
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Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can...
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The Lowdown: How Good are You at Detecting Bias?

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewGet the lowdown on five different types of biases (confirmation, anchoring, blind-spot, negativity, outcome) with a activity that not only provides examples but also offers suggestions for how to detect and combat each type.
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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Evaluating Sources in a ‘Post-Truth’ World: Ideas for Teaching and Learning about Fake News

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The framers of the United States Constitution felt a free press was so essential to a democracy that they granted the press the protection it needed to hold the powerful to account in the First Amendment. Today, digital natives need to...
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How Journalists Minimize Bias

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members are challenged to write a neutral news story about the events they observe in a short video. After sharing their stories in groups and discussing the different perceptions, the class concludes with a video of journalists...
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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Become a Journalist

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the newspaper as a unique entity with a detailed and extended unit. The unit requires learners to consider the newspaper's role in democracy, think about ethics, practice writing and interviewing, and examine advertising and news...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Exposing Gender Bias

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewYoung sociologists are asked to read two photographs, identifying how the photographer uses point of view, color, pose, light, and shadow to express a stereotype of women or to challenge those stereotypes. Partners then create their own...
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Survey Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIt's time to take a survey. After looking at an example of a survey on lunch preferences, groups design their own surveys. They consider the sample size and sampling technique, then conduct the surveys. As a final activity, they create...
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Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe adage says that journalism is the first draft of history. How should people evaluate these sources of information? Taking into account various sources, including those from various perspectives and different creators, learners...
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Equal Rights Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCan the United States still pass the Equal Rights Amendment? Depends on who's answering the question. Using a series of questions, the class learns what sources of information they should use to answer historical inquiries. Practice...
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Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fake news is all about the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex versus the orbitofrontal cortex. Huh? Get the facts, the real deal, with a short video that explains clearly and succinctly what's going on in our brains that leads us to listen...
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2008 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
To know what is on the test would be great. The six free-response question from the second form of the 2008 AP® Statistics gives pupils an insight into the format and general content of the exam. Each question requires the test taker to...
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Choosing Reliable Sources

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It is more important than ever that 21st-century learners develop the skills they need to become savvy consumers of media. Young learners locate and identify reliable sources of information with a helpful media lesson.
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Evaluating Reliable Sources

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson plan instills the importance of locating reliable sources. Scholars are challenged to locate digital sources, analyze their reliability, search for any bias, and identify frequently found problems that make a source unusable. 
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1999 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The interplay between biology and psychology is a complicated one. Learners explore the connection using free-response questions from an administered AP® exam. Scholars also ponder how bias helps people remember what they see.
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When Predictions Succeed: Crash Course Statistics #44

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Statistics show people eat more berries when the weather is nice. Young entrepreneurs learn how stores use statistics like this to plan their advertising and sales strategies. The narrator uses various examples to show how important...
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Ghost Boys: Educator Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The spirit of the Civil Rights Movement lives on in a more literal than figurative way in Ghost Boys. A focused lesson plan features Jewell Parker Rhodes' novel about ghosts of slain black teenagers, including the main character, Jerome,...
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When Predictions Fail: Crash Course Statistics #43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The world relies on statistics for important predictions like earthquakes, volcano eruptions, and winners of presidential elections. Examine some popular failed predictions and identify their flaws while watching the 43rd installment of...
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Media and Money: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Money talks ... especially in the media world! How do finances influence the media we see? Answer that, and many other questions using a video in a media literacy series. The narrator discusses how economic reasons influence media...
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From the Dreyfus Affair to the World Today

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Historical events do not occur in a vacuum. Such is the case of the Dreyfus Affair, where the connection between Captain Alfred Dreyfus, Emile Zola, and Hannah Arendt is fused by the events of the early 20th century. The informative...
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Using Comic Strips to Teach Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Scholars view comics from two different perspectives; one paints the Alfred Dreyfus as innocent, while the other portrays the exact opposite. They solve the mystery of what happened by analyzing the source, working in groups, and...