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From Common Sense Media, this section includes resources for teachers on technology related topics such as digital citizenship, one-to-one programs, etc. Also has lesson plans, games and infographics for grades 3-12.
Teaching Tolerance has developed this unit of study with separate lesson plans for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The unit covers many aspects of digital and civic literacy and includes student handouts, etc.
Developed by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project this curriculum unit explores the role of news reports and social media in our understanding of bias, the free press and civic responsibility. Grades 9-12.
Narrated by author, John Green, this 10-episode Crash Course series was developed by MediaWire and the Stanford History Education Group. The series introduces strategies to evaluating information found online.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction, to become smart consumers of information and engaged, informed citizens. Grades 6-12.
Media Literacy Now advocates for media literacy instruction in K-12 schools. This website provides information to support the development of laws in every state to implement media literacy education in schools.
An open textbook by Mike Caulfield to help students evaluate information found on the internet. He identifies four "moves" in the process: Check for previous work, Go upstream to the source, Read laterally, and Circle back:.