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Checkology Virtual Classroom Teaches Kids Media Literacy

Checkology screenshot: Woman speaking to camera in studio.

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Checkology® Virtual Classroom

Go-to news-literacy site is an excellent primer on media issues

Pros: Unique site allows for exploration of multiple lessons, while the check tool allows students to evaluate credibility of news.

Cons: Lessons can be a bit too long and repetitive at times.

Bottom Line: With "fake news" a pressing concern, literacy lessons are essential for informed citizens.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

By Common Sense Education