Media Literacy in the Classroom
Center for Media Literacy:
good definition and links to explore deeper
Video clips --- some for classroom deconstruction
Why media literacy is important
How to Teach Media Literacy
Best Practices - could be used to guide a parent presentation
Partnership for 21st Century Skills:
Reimagining Citizenship for the 21st Century - review and evaluate if it would be good for your staff/parents etc.
Resources for Educators
Resources for Parents and Communities
The story of the 4Cs - 5 min video
Media Literacy Now:
Media Literacy Education Resources
Read through some recent blog entries, find some that stand out
WHAT - What is Media Literacy
1. How would you describe media literacy to you colleagues?
2. Identify the 5 most important reasons to study the media in your classroom.
3. Questioning the Media, how does this apply to your classroom?
4. Making a Case for Media Literacy in the Classroom, what are your opinions?
Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year Olds