Teaching Students How Not to Get Faked Out by the News

Tuesday, February 19 | 2:15PM–3:00PM PT | Pacific Promenade - Poster02
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
Fake news is a wake-up call to educators and the community at large to gain competency in critically analyzing media in particular and information in general. Educators can leverage this hot topic to highlight the importance of information and digital literacy and incorporate it systematically into the school's curriculum so that students will be better prepared as informed citizens. We will share several resources and instructional strategies.

Outcomes: Define, and get examples of, fake news * Discern and critique fake news * Explore fake news curriculum and a strategy to teach students about fake news


  • Lesley Farmer

    Professor, California State University, Long Beach

Resources & Downloads

  • Dont get faked out by fake news

    Updated on 11/26/2019