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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

We're back for another amazing summer - Jul 15 - 20, 2018!

Renee Hobbs is delighted to present at the biennial conference, Libraries in a Digital Age, June 13 - 15, 2018 at the University of Zadar in Croatia.

Renee Hobbs is delighted to participate in MisinfoCon in Kiev, May 29 - 30, 2018. Participants explore these questions:

Teaching Resources

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

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

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

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