Who Can You Trust? Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #4

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The best way to understand a website is (drumroll, please) ... to leave the website? Scholars make sense of some strange advice by watching part four in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set. As they watch, they learn strategies for finding credible Internet sources. Pupils also learn how to consider a source's authority and perspective to assess its reliability. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask individuals to write a paragraph or essay about how to assess an Internet source's credibility 
  • Challenge students to develop a checklist for determining a website's reliability 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a projector and speakers 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Narrator uses humor to engage audience
  • Provides specific examples from the Internet to drive home key points
Cons
  • None