Something to think about!
While we all know that not everything on the web is true or accurate many of our students don’t. So while we are encouraging them to take advantage of the amazing opportunities the web provides to find out about almost anything, we also need to teach our students how to be critical and selective about the information they use.
Here are a collection of a few HOAX WEBSITES that you could use to help develop the digital literacy of your students
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Save the North West Tree Octopus – this title speaks for itself
Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie – An Effective, Low-Cost Solution To Combating Mind-Control
California’s Velcro Crop under Challenge (1993) Outlines the risk to the US Velcro crop