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  1. News Lesson

    Evaluating Sources using IMVAIN with the Middle Schoolers at New York’s IS303

    When it comes to judging the credibility and reliability of news reports, news consumers have two main concerns: evidence and sources. Evaluating the reliability of information sources involves rating them based on a number of objective criteria. A simple ...

  2. News Lesson

    How Digital-Age Verification Exposed Rep. Aaron Schock

       From U.S. Rep Aaron Schock’s once-public Instagram feed: Visiting Myanmar and hiking in Patagonia. One of the most iconic scenes in the movie “All The President’s Men” showed Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein sitting at a table ...

  3. News Lesson

    Deconstructing a Viral Video: Skydiving Without a Parachute

    The video purportedly shows a man jumping from a plane 9,000 feet above the earth with no parachute, dropping through a small opening in a roof and onto a trampoline. Thanks to the power of social media, it didn’t take long to go viral. But was it real?. ...

  4. Course Building Materials

    Vietnamese News Literacy Manual

  5. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Putting Bhutan's Democracy to Work- 2012 Bhutan Workshop Lesson

    A second follow up lesson on Active Citizenship in Bhutan which puts democracy to work through in-class activities.  Overseas Partner Lesson lesson_3_-_active_citizenship.pdf Do Not Display English Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA ...