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Girls and Media Culture

Tween and teen girls enjoy using and participating with the wide variety of media forms available as a means to express their creativity. Issues of body image, sexuality and celebrity identification are especially significant for this age group as agents of socialization.

Events

Renee Hobbs has been invited to give a public lecture at the University of Washington as the Walker Ames Endowed guest lecturer. Founded in 1936, the Walker Ames Lecture Series is one of the oldest and most prestigious lecture series at the University of Washington.

Teaching Resources

Now it's easier than ever to engage students and support learning through creating videos, animations, infographics and more 

Explore the crowdsourced gallery of over 2,500 examples from around the world

Help students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

Books for young learners: It's never to early to be smart about media!

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

Guided inquiry & viewing of Adam Ruins the Internet helps learners judge the pros and cons of digital life and reflect on the role of media regulation.

My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9 - 14 to digital and media literacy, taking them "behind the scenes" to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see.

Research and Scholarship