Media and Family

Media literacy can be taught in the home as well -- in fact, parents can be the best teachers of media literacy. Instead of merely restricting children's media usage, parents can engage in discussions about the messages embedded in their children's favorite media and how those messages relate to the family's own values.

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

Research reports and Voices from the Field help advance new knowledge on the pedagogy of media literacy

Take a close look at iCarly to examine the use of humor and the representation of social roles and the ethical use of digital technologies

Research and Scholarship