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
- 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
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
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.