Q5: Fake or Real News Step 2

9. Search Strategies

Note: If you do not know what a 21t4s Digital Breakout Activity is, open the content box on the right above the Printer icon, read and watch the video for hints.

Check with your teacher about working with a partner or with others as a team.

Solve this Digital Breakout Challenge Activity by locating the five keys. Remember to look the page over first, then launch your timer and jot down the time you took to solve this.

Direct Link to the Breakout

Screenshot of the Opening image of Fake or Real: Can you tell? Breakout activity.

Once you unlock it, you might want to take a screenshot of the Award for your portfolio, or check with your teacher.

Please be sure to tell us what you think of this Breakout Activity so that we can meet your needs. Teachers and Students use this link for a very short survey about this breakout

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
d. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

3. Knowledge Constructor
a. Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits
b. Evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources

A Digital Breakout may also be called a Digital Escape Room.

This is a web-based, game-like activity where students use clues to unlock a series of puzzles or activities to solve a challenge (or to escape a digital room).

Students frequently work together, (conference, or chat) as they work to locate and solve clues.

For additional help  to solve a breakout view this short video (3:44).

How to Spot Fake News