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February 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Media Literacy Skills on the Rise at Albert Einstein HS

Albert Einstein High School Freshmen Present Media Literacy Exhibit Stanford University recently published a study to evaluate student civic online reasoning or the ability to identify credible information found on the Internet. The study concluded that “when it comes to evaluating information that flows through social media channels, they are easily duped.” Albert Einstein ninth […]

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February 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Albert Einstein High School Students Take on Fake News

A recent study published by researchers at Stanford University regarding young people’s ability to reason about the information on the Internet was summed up in one word: “bleak.” In other words, middle school, high school and college students were unable to identify reliable information sources and Stanford researchers stated, “at present, we worry that democracy […]

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February 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver remarks about the state of Maryland’s economy at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus today. 2. The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing today on proposed Bill 1-17 that would require vending machines to […]

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