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News Literacy

Civic Online Reasoning | Digital Inquiry Group

The COR curriculum provides free lessons and assessments that help you teach students to evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world. Lessons and curriculum topics include:

  • Lateral reading
  • Evaluating different types of sources
  • Website reliability 
  • Identifying sponsored content
  • Verifying claims on social media
  • and more!

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checkology | The News Literacy Project

Checkology is a free e-learning platform with engaging, authoritative lessons on subjects like news media bias, misinformation, conspiratorial thinking and more.

Learners develop the ability to identify credible information, seek out reliable sources and apply critical thinking skills to separate fact-based content from falsehoods.

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Information Literacy - Core

 Information Literacy – Core (also known as InfoLit – Core) uses innovative technology and proven pedagogy to build essential information literacy and critical-thinking skills that will help students thrive in their academic careers and beyond. Features include:

  • Multimedia content for e-learning
  • Information literacy standards
  • Credo Insights - Users can measure student progress with analytics for assessment 
  • and more!

Login to the InforLit-Core Database here. For administrator access, please contact the library at