A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders helps users investigate misleading and viral content, memes, and trolling practices online. Packed with data visualizations, this free manual highlights a series of research protocols, or “recipes,” which can be used to trace trolling practices—the ways false viral news and memes circulate online and the commercial underpinnings of problematic content.The guidewas co-produced by the Shorenstein Center at HarvardUniversity and the Public Data Lab in Amsterdam. Published under a Creative Commons License, the guide is free to copy, redistribute, and reuse.
Each year we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in 2020.
What are students in pursuit of? What drives them? What do they want to change? Getty Unshuttered provides a positive community for teen artists to create and raise their voices for social good—a place to inspire one another and grow as artists.
Vuforia Chalk delivers a unique communication experience enabled by the Vuforia augmented-reality platform. The app combines advanced augmented-reality collaboration tools with real-time video communications to connect students with their teacher or other educator so they can both see and discuss the instruction at hand.