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Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a phenomenal language arts instructional activity on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of...
Media Literacy: Where News Comes From
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat actually happens at a press conference? Make sense of the mayhem with a mock press conference activity designed to promote media literacy. Individuals participate as either members of the press or the governor's office to examine...
How Social Media Can Make History
16 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, and Fahrenheit 451 to Facebook, Twitter, and TXT. Here’s a must-see video for anyone interested in the transformation of the media landscape and message distribution. The narrator traces four...
Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Commercial advertising—we can't get away from it, but do we realize just how often we are being advertised to? With this lesson, scholars analyze mass media to identify how its techniques influence our daily lives. Learners browse...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can influence perception of events. Using the events in Ferguson as a case study, the collection begins with a resource on how to establish a safe environment for discussing highly charged issues. Other resources examine how bias can influence reporting, the importance of and difficulty in verifying reports, the power of images, and concludes with a consideration of social media as a tool for change.
Do Journalists Shape or Report the News?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze the presence of negative stereotypes and biased reporting in news media, and how this affects one's understanding of other cultures. Learners read newspaper excerpts and quotes from famous personalities to discuss the power of...
EdTech Tuesdays: Student-Driven Apps & Social Media with Brad Wilson
2 mins Pre-K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
You've heard of apps for students, but have you heard of an app made by students? Listen as 4th grade teacher and EdTech consultant Brad Wilson discusses a student-driven app of writing prompts called Things to Think About, as well as...