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Saturday, November 2 • 9:40am - 10:30am
Lateral Reading: Evaluating Online Information Like a Fact Checker

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With changes to the news cycle and information overload, the latest advice from researchers and experts is that educators across the curriculum teach students lateral reading, a method that professional fact checkers use. How exactly do we guide students to read laterally? Go beyond outdated advice about evaluation based on website domains and “about us” pages. Join us as we demonstrate new, practical approaches to evaluating online information that we have developed and practiced with students.

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Suzanne Sannwald

Teacher Librarian, West Hills High School
Suzanne Sannwald is the teacher librarian at West Hills High School, where she builds upon previous experiences working in education, libraries, and technology from the middle school level to higher education as well as management roles.
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Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
Anthony Devine, Stephanie Macceca, and Suzanne Sannwald are Teacher Librarians from the Grossmont Union High School District. In addition to collaborating together as part of the district’s Library Council, they actively participate with others via site, district, and professional... Read More →

Saturday November 2, 2019 9:40am - 10:30am PDT