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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 Go beyond outdated advice about evaluation based on website domains and “about us” pages.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
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitating... Read More →
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Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
I've taught high school, college and graduate school in the last 22 years in both English, Spanish, and Teacher Education. I'm currently a Teacher Librarian at Valhalla High School. I'm also the AP Coordinator, and I score exams for the College Board. I am most interested in reading... Read More →

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

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