How Do You Know Whom to Trust?

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As humans, we rely heavily on written and spoken word to receive and pass on knowledge. Impress upon your young learners the importance of having a critical eye when looking at life, and of maintaining an objective view of both ourselves and our relationship to the world around us. This could be a great tie-in to a lesson on needing evidence or being aware of historical context when reviewing a source of information so that we can distinguish between cases where we can safely and reasonably trust authority from occasions we cannot.

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Pros

  • Incorporates contemporary examples
  • Illustrates important skill to have in modern world of information
  • Can include your own assessment questions to fit your lesson's intended purpose
Cons

  • No in-depth information provided on any particular academic subject