Media Awareness
Responsible Use Agreement Questions
  1. Does the internet include information that is not true?
  2. Why might people edit images and videos to make them better?
  3. How can I check if information is real? 

Understandings and Skills to Develop
  • Critical thinking. Being able to critically examine everything online and not take it at face value
  • Everything is on a continuum of real to fake
  • Consider multiple sources when researching anything.
  • Know that all media (images, videos and music) can be enhanced and edited to portray information. eg photoshopping images to make people look better
  • Understand how to evaluate media.
  • Marketing; who created this site? Do they have a vested interest? Can I look elsewhere for information?