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Snopes and fake news

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In: Digital skills

What you’ll learn...

  • How to tell if something might be
    fake news
  • How to use a fact-checking website
    to spot fake news

Course description

This course has lessons and activities to help you understand fake news and how to make sure a news article is real. There is a lot of bad or fake information on the internet, but this course will give you tips and tricks to find the truth.

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In this course, we’ll:

  • Learn about fake news
  • Practice some tricks to help you spot fake news
  • Learn how to use the fact-checking website Snopes.com

This course is made possible through a collaboration with Youth Empowering Parents. This project has been partly funded by the Government of Canada through the Digital Literacy Exchange Program. To learn more about the program, please visit the ABC Connect for Learning website.

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