It can feel like an uphill battle, trying to educate students about how to identify good information in a society trending towards an inability to discern truth.
- In 2017, two thirds of American adults got news from social media.
- A 2016 Stanford report found that 80-90% of high school students struggle to judge the credibility of online information.
- A 2019 Stanford report found that more than half of high schoolers fail to evaluate the validity of the media they consume.
This PowerPD course will equip you with the tools and strategies to be able to spot fake news, understand it, and combat it!