Identifying High-Quality Sites

Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the lack of oversight for Internet posts. 

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Includes activities that demonstrate how much unreliable information is on the Internet, how to look for facts when researching, and how to find quality sites
Cons

  • The link to the original article is broken; search for another version online or use a different article with the same message