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Thursday, March 7 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
How to use critical thinking to counter conspiracy theories and yellow journalism (fake news)

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Chances are, your students are more likely to consume news on the web or social media.  As we know, this  creates challenges in the classroom and society.   Participants in this session will learn the historical background of misleading news stories, conspiracy theories, and false flags and then classroom ready examples of how we can teach and use critical thinking and logic to counter such stories.  

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Derrick Potosky

Social Studies Department Head, CSHS
Derrick Potosky is a social studies teacher and department coordinator at Charles Spencer High in Grande Prairie Alberta.


Thursday March 7, 2019 12:30pm - 1:45pm
GP Comp 55 11202 104 St, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2Z1, Canada
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