Informable: Quick Quizzes Help Kids Think Critically About Online Content

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Spot fake news, sharpen media literacy skills with speedy quizzes

Pros: Simple questions (is this an ad or not? is this news or opinion?) help kids think critically about what they see online.

Cons: There's limited content and only some of it gets updated, so students may be reluctant to replay.

Bottom Line: A solid starting point to support critical thinking habits and media literacy skills.

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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

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