• The Media Education Lab's publications, presentations, and teaching materials address a wide range of topics pertaining to media literacy education -- from advertising literacy to media literacy in urban schools to youth and community media production. Click on the list of topics to learn more.


  • July 24 - 29, 2016Providence, Rhode IslandThe 4th annual program is back for another amazing summer! It's a hands-on, minds-on learning experience unlike any other! This event is the premiere professional development program…
  • Greetings to the Japanese Media Literacy Education Community!On June 10, Renee Hobbs tours local schools and meets with members of the media literacy comunity in Tokyo, thanks to support from…
  • JOIN US! Learn more about media literacy and share and discuss ideas from the comfort of your home as the Media Education Lab brings free
  • Renee Hobbs is coming to Philadelphia to work with inclusion educators at the Networks for Training and Development on Friday, May 13.  Media Literacy is an expanded conceptualization of literacy: it involves critically…

Curriculum Materials

The Media Education Lab is one of the leading providers of multimedia curriculum resources for K-12 media literacy education.

We are proud of the extensive collection of free resources we have created. Check them out!

  • 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

Research and Scholarship

Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team: