Welcome to Lesson One!

This course will take you through the basics of quick source and claim-checking, and introduce you to our "four moves", a series of actions to take when encountering claims and sources on the web.

The first lesson will introduce you to our basic approach — the "four moves" and the acronym we use to remember them: SIFT.

Throughout the course, you can go to the next page by clicking the next page button. Do that now to get started with our first exercise, a game called FakeOut.

Be sure to read the definitions of the vocabulary words for this page below:

Next up: Fakeout!

All Lesson One Pages


The problem with checklist approaches

Introducing SIFT

The Miseducation of Dylann Roof

Conclusion of Lesson One