Can your students discern fact from fiction online?
Students get their news and information online, yet often they lack the skills needed to search effectively or usefully evaluate what they see. This can lead to misplaced beliefs or even warped world views, which can drive mistrust, suspicion or hatred. Above all, this can damage young people’s well-being and impact their life-chances.
Digital Thinking Skills for Schools addresses these challenges. Our digital information literacy workshops equip students with the critical skills and knowledge to navigate and make sense of the online world. The programme is:
Delivered in-person by digital media specialists
Fun, engaging and participative activities
Relevant, topical, real-world case studies
Tailored to year-group and ability
National Curriculum aligned content
Why schools use Digital Thinking Skills
Attainment Strong digital research and evaluation skills for better educational and employment outcomes.
Well-being Less student anxiety from fake news, rolling media or deceptive materials.
Independent learning Students empowered to research autonomously and access quality online information.
Attention Less distraction in class from misinformation – fake news, hoaxes or conspiracy theories.
Application Tools and techniques that can be applied to the curriculum.
Confidence Teachers better equipped to guide students as they navigate the world’s information.
For informed, resilient and capable students
Able to access educational materials, guidance, skills and support online.
Equipped to distinguish fact from fiction, opinion, speculation, bias or spin.
Capable of recognising and appraising online marketing and advertising.
Less likely to be misled, worried or duped by online misinformation.
Informed about commercial, political and social forces behind digital media.
Able to critically evaluate online media – text, video and audio.
For primary schools, secondary schools and beyond
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