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March 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Fake news, you say?

How do I know this isn’t fake news? 😉 This weekend, one of the world’s leading educators said schools should focus on tackling the problem of fake news. “Distinguishing what is true from what is not is a critical skill … Continue reading

February 2, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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‘Children must be trained to fight fake news’

Fake news, propaganda, misinformation: the media, says one prominent journalist, has reached its ‘nadir’. And another columnist says children should be taught to separate fact from fiction. The Day reports on recent debate over how – and whether – to … Continue reading

January 16, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Ten Questions for Fake News Detection

Check out this handy pdf from The News Literacy Project for spotting ‘fake news’ – “Use the questions [to] assess the likelihood that a piece of information is fake news. The more red flags you circle, the more skeptical you … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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School week shake-up

Good progress but concerns remain over Angus secondary school week shake-up by Graham Brown January 11 2017 ©thecourier.co.uk Read The Courier’s article on planned changes to our school week! 🙂 “Angus education chiefs have expressed confidence that the area’s four-and-a-half-day week for … Continue reading

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