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Fake News: Resources for Educators

While the problems associated with fake news, misinformation, and disinformation are manifold, we need to encourage critical thinking in our students. The following is a collection of resources educators can use in their classrooms to help students better understand the issue.



Also, check out Zimdar's Op-Ed for the Washington Post: My ‘fake news list’ went viral. But made-up stories are only part of the problem.

Stop Fake News By Making It


To Test Your Fake News Judgment,
Play This Game

Member station Wyoming Public Radio for NPR reported on the creation of a game to test your fake news detection skills. Read the full story here. Click the link below to play!

Classroom Exercises

Civic Online Reasoning