Sam Wineburg on MSNBC
Sam Wineburg appeared on MSNBC to discuss our research findings that students struggle to discern fact from fiction online. In his interview, Wineburg explained the importance of teaching Civic Online Reasoning skills:
"The dangers before us are dramatic. But our students are driving on the information highway without so much as a driver's license. And before we rely on advanced forms of technology, we need to teach our young people, as well as our adults, some basic internet hygiene. When you don't know what you're looking at, open up a few browser tabs and search there. Let's start with that."
Watch the full interview.