ETEC501

Media Literacy in the Classroom

Center for Media Literacy:

http://www.medialit.org/media-literacy-definition-and-more

good definition and links to explore deeper

https://www.youtube.com/user/medialitkit/videos

Video clips --- some for classroom deconstruction

http://www.medialit.org/why-media-literacy-important

Why media literacy is important

http://www.medialit.org/how-teach-media-literacy

How to Teach Media Literacy

http://www.medialit.org/educator-resources

Educator Resources

http://www.medialit.org/best-practices-faq

Best Practices - could be used to guide a parent presentation

Partnership for 21st Century Skills:

http://www.p21.org/about-us/p21-framework/349

http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/Reimagining_

Citizenship_for_21st_Century_webversion.pdf

Reimagining Citizenship for the 21st Century - review and evaluate if it would be good for your staff/parents etc.

http://www.p21.org/our-work/resources/for-educators

Resources for Educators

http://www.p21.org/our-work/resources/for-community

Resources for Parents and Communities

http://www.p21.org/our-work/resources/for-community/1007

The story of the 4Cs - 5 min video

Don't Forget:

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything

Kids love Parody

Media Literacy Books

Media Literacy Now:

http://medialiteracynow.org

http://medialiteracynow.org/resources/

Media Literacy Education Resources

http://medialiteracynow.org/blog/

Read through some recent blog entries, find some that stand out

http://medialiteracynow.org/what-is-media-literacy/

WHAT - What is Media Literacy

Cyberwise:

Discussion Topics:

1. How would you describe media literacy to you colleagues?

2. Identify the 5 most important reasons to study the media in your classroom.

http://www.medialit.org/reading-room/20-important-reasons-study-media

3. Questioning the Media, how does this apply to your classroom?

http://www.medialit.org/reading-room/questioning-media

4. Making a Case for Media Literacy in the Classroom, what are your opinions?

http://www.medialit.org/reading-room/making-case-media-literacy-classroom