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Assess Information and Understand Bias: Strategies to Help Students Find Reliable Sources – Traditional Spotlight Session

COURSE LOGISTICS

  • Type: Traditional Spotlight Session
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Attendance: Live, attendance required on date and time listed in the course information section
  • Platform: Zoom. Login credentials emailed before the course begins

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

As digital citizens, we are bombarded with information daily.  During this session, strategies will be shared to help educators  and students navigate information including how it is presented, how bias interferes with the interpretation of information, and where to go to find reliable information. We will also explore searching the internet (web and deep web) and accessing databases.  The presentation will wrap up with a discussion on fake news and how to combat it. 

 

LEVEL

This course is most appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels

 

MATERIALS

Any  materials will be shared electronically.

Course Information

Credits
1 Hour
Dates/Time Price
May 19, 2021
4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
$25

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About the Instructor

Amy Veling

Amy is the librarian at Landmark’s High School campus.  She began her career at Landmark in 1996, teaching Literature and Study Skills, one-on-one Language Arts Tutorials, and held the Assistant to the Department Head position in the Reading Department. Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from Gordon College, a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Simmons College, and a Master’s in Education in Library Media Studies from Salem State University. She is passionate about research and loves helping students explore their love of reading.

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