Teaching Media Literacy

Media literacy can be taught at all levels, on its own or embedded in other subjects such as English, Social Studies, Health or Language Arts.  The Media Education Lab offers teacher education programs and workshops, as well as an online library of media literacy curriculum materials.

Events

September 22, 2017

Media Meets Literacy Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Teaching the Conspiraces

Teaching Resources

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

These lessons encourage students to activate digital literacy competencies as they research and discuss people's memories of September 11, 2001.

Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Learn how to implement digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

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

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

Research and Scholarship