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Dealing with Misinformation

Date Published: 19/10/2020

FAKE NEWS is a serious issue in our modern world and it’s getting harder to separate fact from fiction. The News Literacy Project has been established to assist people to separate facts from fiction, rumors, and information that have been

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Coronavirus Explained for Kids on The Squiz Kids

Date Published: 30/03/2020

If you’re looking for information about Coronavirus that is suitable for kids, you can’t go past the Coronavirus Explained episode on the Squiz Kids where Dr. Ginni Mansberg answers questions that kids are currently asking. What is The Squiz Kids?

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The Squiz Kids News Podcast for Kids

Date Published: 17/02/2020

Teachers and parents wanting to discuss what’s going on in the world with young children will be interested in The Squiz Kids – a news podcast designed particularly for 8 – 12-year-olds. It’s such an important skill that our kids

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Media Literacy

Date Published: 05/11/2019

Get on board and learn to navigate the modern media landscape with the excellent resources provided for teachers and students by the ABC on their Media Literacy site. They can be used to help develop the skills needed to sort

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the critical literacy

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 05/11/2018

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In the video below,  Commonsense Media suggests practical advice that will have students fact-checking their sources like a professional.

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Media Literacy Week

Date Published: 10/09/2018

This week, ABC Education launches its first Media Literacy Week with a program that aims to equip people of all ages with the skills to sort truth from fiction in news and information. Media Literacy Week, to run from 10-16 September,

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