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Interactive Media Bias Chart Classroom Premium and Campus Pro Editions

The Interactive Media Bias Chart offers two plans that provide unlimited access to Ad Fontes Media’s instructional toolkit for effectively teaching media literacy, with a specific focus on using the Media Bias Chart as a powerful teaching tool.

  1. The Classroom Premium Edition allows for enhanced searches per registered user and
  2. The Campus Pro Edition allows for unlimited searches, additional filtering capabilities, and campus-wide access. Data Access is available as an optional add-on. Customers will be able to download in CSV format, all of the bias and reliability scores for all news articles and news sources on the Interactive Media Bias Chart.

Why use the Media Bias Chart to teach media literacy? Today’s student must be able to distinguish between:

  • Credible, accurate content AND…
  • Unreliable, biased, and sensational content.

As a result, teaching media literacy, with a specific focus on news literacy, has become an essential endeavor in education.

Your Students Will Learn:

To read “laterally,” which is the most effective way for readers to determine source credibility, rather than merely reading “vertically” within an article.
To become familiar with – and quickly decode – common rhetorical, partisan, and “click-bait” devices employed to influence and persuade readers and consumers.
To become responsible news consumers who can confidently determine the reliability and bias of information they encounter through multiple media platforms.
To become quickly familiar with contemporary left-, center-, and right-leaning positions on political issues.
To practice skills in reading comprehension, critical thinking, and in comparing and contrasting.
To create their own Media Bias Charts – individually or collectively – applying what they learn.
To rate current news sources and content according to a proven methodology.

Your Teaching Toolkit Will Include:

Instructor Resource Manual
Ready-to-use Starter, Intermediate, and Advanced Lesson Plans
Engaging Educational Activities
Thought-provoking Discussion Prompts
Curated News Examples for Hands-On Analysis Exercises
Blank Media Bias Charts for Customized Lessons
Assessment Strategies
Practical Tips for Managing Classroom Dynamics
Curated List of Additional Resources

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