Books, Articles, and More

Background information

Links to additional related information.


  1. Why It’s So Hard To Pay Attention, Explained By Science by Daniel J. Levitin (9-23-15)
  2. News and America’s Kids, a report on where kids get their news (3-7-17)
  3. Resources: Ballotpedia’s News Literacy Learning Journey, curated list of articles, videos, and more.
  4. The Relationship between Facts, Debate, and Education, why we need the art of debate in education. (January, 2021)


  1. Lesson Plan Template (Word doc) Use this file to create your own activities
  2. PHILOSOPHY – Epistemology: Introduction to Theory of Knowledge (video) by Jennifer Nagel
  3. Truth Matters – Digital Literacy in the Post-Truth Era LiveBinder curated by Susan Brooks-Young
  4. Inside the bizarre world of internet trolls and propagandists TEDx Talk by Andrew Marantz
  5. Media Literacy Standards to Counter Truth Decay from the RAND Corp.