“InCtrl is a series of free standards-based lessons that teach key digital citizenship concepts. These lessons, for students in grades 4-8, are designed to engage students through inquiry-based activities, and collaborative and creative opportunities.”

Everfi Ignition: Digital Literacy Lessons

6 Lessons for grade 6-9 students on various aspects related to digital competency.

How false news can spread – Noah Tavlin

“Dive into the phenomenon known as circular reporting and how it contributes to the spread of false news and misinformation.”

How Teens Deal with the Spread of Misinformation

“Find out what young people really think about the news and the spread of misinformation using a variety of short videos produced by PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL).”

5 tips to improve your critical thinking – Samantha Agoos

“Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking. Samantha Agoos describes a 5-step process that may help you with any number of problems. Lesson by Samantha Agoos, animation by Nick Hilditch.”

5 W’s of Web Evaluation (with voiceover)

“Students can evaluate websites using the 5 W’s: who, what, when, where, why. “

8 Classroom Edtech Strategies That Develop Critical Thinking Skills

“Used wisely, edtech strategies help students develop vital critical thinking skills, and can change the paradigms of education.”

Evaluation Wizard

“An interactive website that takes users through the various steps of website evaluation. Users can record and print their evaluation.”

CTRL-F Fact-Checking Tools: Looking up Claims and Website Owners

Learn how to check claims and website ownership.

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