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New Study Links Social Media Usage to Poor News Judgment

Press Release: New Study Links Social Media Usage to Poor News Judgment The Reboot Foundation finds older Internet users prefer clickbait, most users are not as adept at identifying fake news as they believe. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kent Fischer, kent@reboot-foundation.org For Release: September 21, 2020 PARIS – New research from the Reboot Foundation finds that the more people

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Alternative Perspectives

Survey: Americans Don’t Listen to Alternative Perspectives

Press Release: Survey: Many Americans Don’t Listen to Alternative Perspectives, Lack Other Critical Thinking Skills There is Broad Support for Teaching Reasoning in Schools   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kent Fischer, kent@reboot-foundation.org For Release Nov 10, 2020 PARIS – A survey published today by the Reboot Foundation finds that nearly half of Americans acknowledge that they

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A Third of The Public Believes in COVID-19 Myths

Combating Fake News

Press Release: A Third of The Public Believes in COVID-19 Myths: Social Media Use Linked With Increased Virus Misinformation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alexander Stern alex@reboot-foundation.org For Release April 2, 2020 Misinformation can be dangerous even during times of relative calm, but during a health crisis like the current pandemic the stakes are much higher.

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New Study Shows Power of Pencil and Paper

Combating Fake News

Press Release: As More Students Go Online, New Study Shows Power of Pencil and Paper FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristyn Manoukian kristyn@reboot-foundation.org For Release March 12, 2020 While school closures due to COVID-19 push more and more students online, a new study provides an important reminder of the benefits of an old tool: pencil and

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Only a Third of Students Regularly Learn to Judge the Reliability of Sources

Combating Fake News

Press Release: Combating Fake News: Only a Third of Students Regularly Learn to Judge the Reliability of Sources FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristyn Manoukian kristyn@reboot-foundation.org For Release November 6, 2019 Students aren’t acquiring the skills to fight fake news, and more than a third of 8th graders don’t learn how to identify reliable news and

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Technology Use in Schools

New Study Raises Questions About Technology Use in Schools

Press Release: New Study Raises Questions About Technology Use in Schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristyn Manoukian kristyn@reboot-foundation.org For Release: June 6, 2019 Technology use in classrooms has been growing around the world for the past several years. However, a new study by the Reboot Foundation questions if ed tech is really helping students. A

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Insights on Fostering Critical Thinking in Children

New Resource Gives Parents Insights on Fostering Critical Thinking in Children

Press Release: New Resource Gives Parents Insights on Fostering Critical Thinking in Children FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristyn Manoukian kristyn@reboot-foundation.org For Release: September 12, 2019 A new resource aimed at helping parents develop critical thinking in their children has just been released, right in time for the new school year. The ability to think critically

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New Study From the Reboot Foundation Examines Public Opinions on Critical Thinking

Press Release: New Study Examines Public Opinions on Critical Thinking FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Ulrich Boserulrich@reboot-foundation.orgFor Release:November 30, 2018 A new study from the Reboot Foundation shows that while the vast majority of adults believe that critical thinking is important, very few actually employ critical thinking skills when reading or researching online. And people aren’t teaching

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