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Fighting Fake News

Tools and Strategies for Teaching Media Literacy
Product code: NWSJSG
ISBN: 9781564848079
Published: 2019
Expected publication date: 06/2019
Topics: Literacies, Digital citizenship, Curriculum

$12.99 Non-member price
$9.75 Member price
By Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins

Based on the best-selling book Fact vs. Fiction by Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins, this six-page laminated reference guide offers educators resources and strategies to define, detect and combat “fake news,” including links to fact-checking sites and lesson plans.
The guide includes:

  • Instructional strategies for defining, detecting and combatting fake news.
  • Curated resources, including models for evaluating news stories with links to resources on how to include lessons on fake news in your curricula.
  • Links to fake news self-assessments, including a digital component to help readers evaluate their skills in detecting and managing fake news.
  • An infographic with mobile media literacy tips.

(ISTE Jump Start Guide, 8.5" x 11", 3 laminated panels, 6 pages)
About the Authors

Jennifer LaGarde has served as a classroom teacher, teacher-librarian and digital teaching and learning specialist. She currently works with educators and school- and district-level leaders worldwide to develop innovative instructional practices. LaGarde’s work has been recognized by School Library Journal, The New York Times and The Carnegie Corporation.

Darren Hudgins is a former secondary social studies and career tech education (CTE) teacher, staff developer and coach. He’s now the director of instructional technology at the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC). Hudgins holds an M.Ed. along with dual bachelor’s degrees in human development and social sciences.