I've come to realize that one of the most important skills that we can develop is the ability to determine if the information we hear and see is valid. Are we teaching kids how to do this?
"Trust Online" Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content" ~ Hargittai, Fullerton, menchen-Trevino, Thomas
"So-Called 'Digital Natives' Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows" ~ Sarah Perez
WebQuest: "It's all about Trust: Evaluating Web Page Content"
John Hopkins University "Evaluating Information Found on the Internet"
Library Learning Center: Evaluation Sources
Virtual Salt: Evaluating Internet Research Sources
Exploring Online: Evaluating Information
See also "Who Do We Trust?" and Evaluating Information at Learning in America .