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Friday, June 8 • 10:25am - 11:15am
Fighting Fake News! Tools and Tactics for Becoming a SUPER Critical Thinker in a Digital Age

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In 2006, we first learned that even the brightest students were easily fooled by internet hoaxes like the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus. While we tried to laugh this as the folly of misguided youth, a decade later we witnessed the rise of fake news and its impact on the “post-truth” world of 2016 overrun by an ever growing network of social media. To fight for truth, justice, and yes, even the American way, this session presents a collection of superhero themed critical thinking activities designed to empower you and your students conquer the evils of fake news.

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Brian Housand

Associate Professor, @brianhousand
Brian Housand is an associate professor and co-coordinator of the Academically and Intellectually Gifted Program at East Carolina University. Brian proudly identifies himself as a GEEK. In 2014, he received the Max Ray Joyner Award for Outstanding Teaching in Distance Education at... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
Auditorium New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46244

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