Wikiality

Grade
9-12
Lesson Duration

From Annenberg Classroom By Joe Miller, Ph.D.

“This lesson illustrates the potential pitfalls of Wikipedia. Drawing on two controversies – Stephen Colbert’s on-air altering of his own entry and his call for viewers to alter a second entry, and the false biography of John Seigenthaler – students will discuss the ease with which false or misleading information can be added to Wikipedia, and they’ll search Wikipedia entries for inaccuracies.”

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/wikiality

Source

From The Annenberg Classroom This website connects an award-winning, comprehensive curriculum on the Constitution and its amendments to daily civics news and student discussion.