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News Literacy

Learning to appreciate and analyze the news media and participate actively as a citizen are vital dimensions of media literacy education. Watch the video about our groundbreaking conference, "Rebooting the News: Reconsidering an Agenda for American Civic Education."

Events

Recommend, read, repeat. What more could you ask for in a digital book club?

“Multimedia,” you say? You got it.

Teaching Resources

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

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

Explore conspiracy theories using the power of digital annotation

It's never to early to be smart about media!

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

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

Research and Scholarship