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Level: Grades 7 to 12
Author: This unit was created for MediaSmarts by Media Educator, Maureen Baron.
In this two-day unit, students learn strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues. Students discover how to determine the truth and accuracy of online information and learn effective ways to obtain balanced sources of information. Students learn to ask, and search for answers to, the questions: Who is presenting this information and why?
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
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