After completing Checkology lessons during the 2021-22 school year:
*53% of students, as compared to 20% before using Checkology.
NLP contracts with an outside evaluation consultant to develop a pre-platform assessment and individual post-lesson assessments to measure student growth for specific learning objectives.
When students first log in to the platform, they will be prompted to begin the pre-platform assessment. Students will not see the results and are not scored.
At the end of every school year, NLP’s evaluation consultant prepares a report analyzing results.
NLP also asks educators and students to complete evaluations to gather anecdotal feedback on their experience with the platform and its content.
Mirudulaa Suginathan Yamini
Mirudulaa spreads the word about news literacy to her middle school classmates, family and community.
Ande now understands the real-world impact of misinformation and his role in stopping it.
Colin better appreciates his First Amendment rights and the impact that his vote has in a democracy.
And teachers love it.
The News Literacy Project asks active Checkology teachers to fill out a feedback survey. During the 2021-22 school year:
Winkel has used Checkology since 2017, when he adopted the platform for his 21st Century Literacy course. He says, “I do see a change with kids after they come up through this class. I feel like not only am I teaching this class; I’m training kids to make this democracy work.”
Read and watch Brian’s story below.