I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here.
This post originally appeared in 2017:
Ideas for E.L.L.s: Finding Reliable Sources in a World of ‘Fake News’ is the headline of my latest, and fairly lengthy, post at The New York Times Learning Network.
As I describe it there:
The ideas in this lesson are specifically for English-language learners and their teachers since, though sorting “fake news” from real news is increasingly difficult for all of us, for E.L.L.’s, the language barrier adds an additional layer of complexity. The strategies and tools below, therefore, do not depend so much on understanding the nuances of the English language as they do on common sense and critical thinking.
I’m adding it to: