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8 Weeks of Summer Goals

“This post is week 1 of 8 in the 8 Weeks of Summer Blog Challenge for educators.”

Goal: Reflection through Connection
I've spent ample time reflecting, but haven't had the courage to connect and share.  Thus, with the encouragement of Sheri Edwards, I will partake in this summer blogging challenge
One of the topics I'm passionate about is the importance of media literacy, with a spotlight on discerning valid and reliable sources.
Goal: Squashing fake news
The investment and value of informational literacy, such as using and teaching about reliable sources, should be prioritized. Strive to educate our students as well as our educators about the use of "educational technologies" as literacy, rather than something optional. In a world of fake news and alternative facts, it is crucial that people learn to use the Internet and other digital media sources effectively and reliably. -- Julie CoiroFinal thoughts
While discerning fake news is one of my passions, my summer g…