International Media Literacy

Media literacy education can promote global cultural understanding by increasing intellectual curiosity and recognizing and resisting stereotypes.  The Media Education Lab developed a collaborative project with the Roberts Elementary School in order to better understand how media literacy can improve cultural understanding of people in the Middle East and through the Arab world.

Events

WE'RE BACK FOR ANOTHER AMAZING SUMMER!

JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION! We are talking online on Wednesday, March 1, discussing what we are learning as we teach about the "fake news" topic. Join us for this online video chat!

Teaching Resources

A crowdsourced gallery and curriculum explores the many new forms of propaganda we encounter online

Digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

New book explores the history of teaching and learning about media

Available for purchase, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more

A book and website explores media literacy with Philadelphia elementary school students and teachers

This book introduces educators to the practice and theory of digital and media literacy education in secondary schools.

Research and Scholarship