Fake news and the TL

12 09 2018

Think before you re-post or otherwise pass on FB posts, Snapchat, Twitter and emails. CHECK YOUR FACTS. How to Fact Check. Click here.
The teaching of digital literacy is part of the teacher librarian’s role.
In these days of 24/7, profit driven news, teacher librarians are needed more than ever. The Western Australian School Library Association has provided TLs with this excellent guide, Fake News, Information Literacy, Digital Literacy and Media Literacy by Sarah Beteridge.

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13 09 2018
Erica Jolly

We have been made aware that looking at screens does not improve literacy. Books are essential. The schools that did not rush to get get rid of their libraries and kept their teacher/librarians are in a better position to advance the learning of their students to those that relied on the students relying on their screens.

13 09 2018
spicejac

Reblogged this on Living Small in a Big World and commented:
Always, always check your sources, a great post from Sarah Beteridge

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