Encourage students when online to ask: “Can we trust this information?” Introduce a checklist to help them evaluate information.
Understand the importance of evaluating information.
List criteria for evaluating information.
Recognise text which presents an opinion or is aimed at selling something.
Apply evaluation criteria to information found through the Internet.
Evaluate Information is one of six Lessons Plans from the Evaluate strand of CLISTE.
Evaluate teaches students how to assess online information and increase awareness of media messages and online advertising.