Teaching Resources

The Media Education Lab creates free multimedia curriculum materials to help learners of all ages advance knowledge, skills and competencies.

Lesson plans and materials to help you teach about copyright and fair use 

This online curriculum includes nine lesson plans to help your students make public service announcements (PSAs) that can be aired or displayed to

TV Smarts is a set of three short videos designed to promote critical thinking about the media. 

Lesson plans for analyzing news media, developed by Renee Hobbs in coordination with the Newspaper Association of America

Elements of Language (Holt, Rinehart and Winston) is the first English language arts textbook to fully incorporate media literacy throughout the se

Help students understand advertising, media ownership, and issues of representation.

SNAPS photo cards are an easy-to-use set of 30 large cardboard cards depicting a variety of  different types of television programs.