Check Yourself with Lateral Reading: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #3

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According to author John Green, who narrates the series, lateral reading may just be one of the most critical skills of the 21st century. So what is it? With the third installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series, scholars discover how to use multiple tabs in a browser to fact check while reading. They learn how Internet-reading is different from book-reading and how to make the best use of their time while gathering information online. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide time for students to practice lateral reading on their own
  • Have small groups discuss the main differences between reading a book or newspaper and reading a website
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires projection and speakers
Pros

  • Humorous narration helps viewers stay entertained and engaged while also learning
  • Provides specific website examples to reinforce key points
Cons

  • None