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Intro to Who's Behind the Information?

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Since information is always influenced by its author, analyzing who's behind the information should be a priority when evaluating online content. But too often, students attempt to evaluate information based on elements other than the source, such as the contents of a website, its appearance, or the evidence it supplies. In this lesson, students learn why the source of information is so important and practice analyzing information based on who's behind it.

Introduction to Civic Online Reasoning

This video introduces our Civic Online Reasoning curriculum and the research that supports it.

Crash Course Video #4: Who Can You Trust?

In this video, John Green dives deeper into lateral reading, discussing how to evaluate the authority and perspective of online sources.