Social Studies

Should I Trust This? Learn to Analyze Sources For Teenagers in an Online World

Learn five skills to help you in history class and everyday teenage life! You'll learn how to analyze sources to decide if they are trustworthy. Test your skills in an Escape Room on the last day.
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55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 3 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Teenagers are bombarded with information everyday and they need to know how to digest and analyze all of it! Because students better understand how to analyze and make arguments, they will leave these classes equipped to handle online conversations, fake news, and peer pressure. 
There will be no homework assigned
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In class two we will look at primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials. One source is from a young girl who testifies that she has seen the devil. We discuss as a class if we believe her testimony or not.


Taylor Wirthlin B.S. Social Studies Teaching
Lives in the United States
Experienced History and Geography Teacher
95 total reviews
80 completed classes

About Me

Hi friends. I'm happy you have found my page! I am a certified social studies secondary education teacher in Utah and North Carolina. I have experience teaching 8th, 9th, 11th, and 12th grade in multiple subjects (my favorite is world history). I... 
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