• Relevant for:
    Secondary, 16 - 19, 19+ and Professional Development
  • Cost:

If we printed all the information created by humanity in a single day it wouldn’t fit on a shelf that reached from the earth to the sun. The ways we read and share the contents of this stellar shelf is affecting individuals, families and communities in increasingly obvious and dramatic ways.

This workshop blends the traditional skills of the archivist with the latest research on digital information literacy. It supports young people in becoming discerning and critical consumers of information by:

  • Reflecting on how our emotions affect our reasoning
  • Learning how to use “lateral reading” to evaluate a source
  • Practicing different forms of fact-checking including tracing origins of statements and measuring them against reliable sources
  • Building foundational visual skills to better understand the relationship between image and reality