Can you spot the problem with these headlines? (Level 1) - Sometimes a health headline will focus on a study done in mice, or done with only 2 people, or done by forcing people to run hundreds of miles a day.
The farther the study is from who you are and how you act in your real life, the less likely the results will translate directly to you. For example, the Physicians Health Study is a well-known study that was conducted in the 1980s that demonstrated that aspirin reduced the risk of having a heart attack. The observed effect was very strong and lead to headlines such as: “Health; Doctors Confirm Benefits of Aspirin”, however this study was only conducted among men, and since it has been demonstrated that the effect may not be the same for women.
Does this mean the original study was wrong? Checkology. Checkology. Civic Online Reasoning. If young people are not prepared to critically evaluate the information that bombards them online, they are apt to be duped by false claims and misleading arguments. To help teachers address these critical skills, we’ve developed assessments of civic online reasoning—the ability to judge the credibility of digital information about social and political issues. These assessments ask students to reason about online content. Civic Online Reasoning. Woogi World - Educators. Ed Online - Primer. Baruch College's Guide To Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses. 29 Steps to Internet Safety for Kids. Welcome. Webonauts Internet Academy.
A THIN LINE, MTV's sexting, cyberbullying, digital dating abuse campaign : www.athinline.org. Infinite Learning Lab. Through the Wild Web Woods - A game by the Council of Europe based on the Internet Literacy Handbook. T Internet Safety Connections Game. Password Generator. Create a password : Passcreator.