Jacquelyn Whiting

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Free Online Vector Graphics Editor

Free Forever<p>Vectr’s basic graphics editor is free forever. In the future, we'll keep the lights on with a pro account and built-in marketplace ;)<p>Open …

Old Maps Online

Welcome to Old Maps Online, the easy-to-use gateway to historical maps<br>in libraries around the world.


Science and Technology of WWII

World War Two

The causes, events and people of the most destructive war in history.<p>World War Two: Key Events<p>World War Two: Summary Outline of Key Events - A guide to the key events of World War Two.<p>The Gathering Storm<p>Had Britain's wartime leader truly stood alone in his opposition to appeasement, or did he …

Remembrance Day

Animated Maps of Military History

<b>If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good animation is worth ten thousand. After reading book after book about the Pacific War and finding only</b> …

The World at War and FDR's Key Decisions

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Beautiful Audio Editor

An experimental audio editor.<p>Copy. Snip. Pan. Record. Flexibly fade volume with envelopes. Apply and move effects (filters, compression, etc.) …

The Fake-News Fad: Let it Fade | Opinion

Have you heard the news? We have a new four-letter word featuring an “F” and a “K” in our lexicon: It is F-A-K-E. The 2016 Presidential election …

News Bias Explored

On This Page<p>Words are very precise building blocks that form the basis for all communicated ideas. They can hold truths or lies but are always the …

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL)

This week UNESCO launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).This global strategy marries the large, but …

Information Literacy


In an op-ed for Fox News, Rep. Lamar Smith, the chairman of the House science committee, made a host of false and misleading claims about climate …

Donald Trump

Searchable database of fake news sites

We hate even reviewing sites like libertywriters.com, because we know it'll just drive traffic to the site, which is the only thing ClickBait sites …

Fake News


Fact-checking U.S. politics

U.S. Politics

Believe It or Not?

Unit<p>Students understand persuasion techniques used by politicians when running for office, deepening their ability to analyze media produced by …

Instructional Content Platform

For Kids

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Pictures of the Year<p>75 Years of the World’s Best Photography<p>A groundbreaking photography show featuring seven decades of award-winning images from …

Vietnam War

Articles for kids, middle school, teens from Smithsonian | tweentribune.com | Current events, lesson plans, quizzes, assessments

Middle School

Right and Left: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss

<i>The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That’s why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not have seen.</i><p><i>We would love to hear your thoughts on this</i> …

Health Care

Creating critical thinkers through media literacy: Andrea Quijada at TEDxABQED

Teach Argument

Labeling fact-check articles in Google News

Over the last several years, fact checking has come into its own. Led by organizations like the International Fact-Checking Network, rigorous fact …

Fact Checking

Students Have 'Dismaying' Inability To Tell Fake News From Real, Study Finds

If the children are the future, the future might be very ill-informed.<p>That's one implication of a new study from Stanford researchers that evaluated students' ability to assess information sources and described the results as "dismaying," "bleak" and "[a] threat to democracy."<p>As content creators …


Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning

Over the last year and a half, the Stanford History Education Group has prototyped, feld<br>tested, and validated a bank of assessments that tap civic …

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts

Fake news stories can have real-life consequences. On Sunday, police said a man with a rifle who claimed to be "self-investigating" a baseless online conspiracy theory entered a Washington, D.C., pizzeria and fired the weapon inside the restaurant.<p>So, yes, fake news is a big problem.<p>These stories …


How to Spot Fake News

Fake news is nothing new. But bogus stories can reach more people more quickly via social media than what good old-fashioned viral emails could …


Balanced news via media bias ratings for an unbiased news perspective

News from the Left<p>The day after a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school, President Donald Trump offered comforting words — for gun owners.<p>…

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