The book by Renee Hobbs helps educators and students understand their rights and responsibilities regarding fair use for digital and media literacy.
New book by Renee Hobbs and David Cooper Moore examines digital and media literacy in K-6 informal and formal education, with strategies for understanding teacher motivations and advancing professional development.
Engage learners in exploring substance abuse prevention using the pedagogy of media literacy
Available for purchase for the first time ever, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to
Tickle the funny bones while activating students' critical thinking about media
A crowdsourced educational website helps learners explore and analyze the many new forms of propaganda that pervade our everyday digital media environment.
Create a pop star and reflect on values in music
Edit a TV show and see how juxtaposition reshapes meaning
Try multitasking and see how it affects your memory and attention
Discovering Media Literacy: Teaching Digital Media and Popular Culture in Elementary School is a new book by Renee Hobbs and David Cooper Moore, who have crafted a powerful set of…
Engage learners in creating media to help them learn by using this simple process and these free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more
In this award-winning documentary, Renee Hobbs offers a compelling analysis of how news and entertainment covered the Rodney King beating and 1992 Los Angeles riots and introduces the key concepts…
The Media Education Lab team created this Let's Get Political Quiz so middle and high school students can identify their citizenship style. As part of a curriculum for helping…
Finally, the comprehensive three-volume curriculum created by Renee Hobbs is available online. This is the 18-unit curriculum developed
for Maryland State Department of Education and Discovery
You can download the PDF files…
Lesson plans and materials to help you teach about copyright and fair use. Click here to see our many educational videos to help you teach about copyright and fair use.
Explore teen TV shows to examine the use of humor and the representation of social roles and the ethical use of digital technologies
Every American needs a set of competencies that enable them to use
technology, access information, critically analyze media messages, and
create using multimedia skills. In a white paper by Renee…
After you critically analyze a McDonald's commercial, use screencasting to compose a short video where you deconstruct the ad using the five critical questions of media literacy.
Renee Hobbs and her colleagues at the Media Education Lab developed the
Digital Workshops for Parents and Educators as part of Frontline's
Elements of Language (Holt, Rinehart and Winston) is the first English language arts textbook to fully incorporate media literacy throughout the series for students in grades 6 -12. Chapters introduce…
Five simple multimedia tools that help you integrate digital media into your course assignments.
Check out our lesson plans for teachers and an interactive quiz for parents encourage reflection and analysis of the Frontline film, "Growing Up Online."
Renee Hobbs and Kelly Mendoza developed materials…