C-SPAN Classroom has a new lesson plan that is timely given the recent discussions about fake news stories created and shared through social media. Media Literacy & Fake News is a free lesson plan based on five C-SPAN videos featuring authors and other experts talking about the role of media in influencing how people think about political topics.
The TED-Ed Clubs program supports students in discovering, exploring, and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The program is a global network of passionate youth with ideas worth sharing. In TED-Ed Clubs, students work together to discuss and celebrate creative ideas.
During the past week, editors at Big Deal Media have received many statements from educational organizations regarding the results of the recent presidential election. As part of our decades-long effort to provide K–12 educators with resources that promote inclusion, tolerance, respect, critical thinking, and advancement of knowledge, we share with you the words of some of these respected organizations.