Fake News

Details

  • Course Type: Enrichment
  • Grade Range: 5 - 9
  • BYOD Course ? No
  • Total Price: $195

Schedule

Week 1
6/25 - 6/29
Week 2
7/02 - 7/06
Week 3
7/09 - 7/13
Week 4
7/16 - 7/20
Week 5
7/23 - 7/27
Week 6
7/30 - 8/03
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Can you tell the difference between real news and fake news? And when should you “go viral?” Fake News is a media studies course in which students will take on the role of becoming fact-checkers.  We’ll look at popular news sources from Twitter® and Facebook® to NYTimes Online and Huffington Post to analyze and evaluate what’s real from fake.  By the end of the class, students will have a better understanding of what’s newsworthy enough to pass on.

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