Document 15631066

“Knowing a great deal is not the same as being
smart; intelligence is not information alone but
also judgment”
– Carl Sagan
What does evaluating information mean?
• Comprehension
• Reliability/Author
• Analyzing Bias
• Identifying and
Analyzing Assumptions
• Identifying Questions
Raised by Informaiton
The CRAAP Test
• Currency
• Relevance
• Authority
• Accuracy
• Purpose
Editorial Cartoons
What is the subject of the cartoon?
What is the claim?
Who is the audience?
What alternate viewpoints does the
cartoon ignore?
Teaching Ideas
• Describe an idea you heard or
thought about today that you want
to use to teach your students how to
evaluate information.
• When and where do you plan to try
out this idea?