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Teaching Media Literacy: What Works

Teaching Media Literacy: What Works

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
 

Sponsored by the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

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Join Dr. Renee Hobbs, national leader in media and digital literacy education, to explore the latest research and discover best practices in integrating media literacy into instruction. Help students decode propaganda, use the power of fair use for digital learning, and cultivate a discerning mind as they create media. Renee's work has inspired countless educators, parents, and students worldwide to embrace the practice of media literacy education as a means to transform schools and society. Get ready to help students take control of their media consumption and become savvy users and creators.

 

All participants who attend the Zoom will receive a free copy of Renee's latest book: Mind Over Media: Propaganda Education for a Digital Age

The Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is the educational arm of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, an internationally renowned Jewish human rights organization. The only museum of its kind in the world, the MOT is dedicated to challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confront all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today. Established in 1993, the MOT has welcomed over seven million visitors. Visitors become witnesses to history and explore the dynamics of bigotry and discrimination that are still embedded in society today. Through interactive exhibits, special events, and customized programs for youths and adults, the Museum engages visitors’ hearts and minds, while challenging them to assume personal responsibility for positive change.