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.


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

Renee Hobbs is delighted to participate in this special program from Library Journal. 

Alternative Pedagogical Approaches to K-12 Filmmaking

DATE: Monday, March 5

TIME: 4 pm EST

Location: Click here to join. No pre-registration needed

Teaching Resources

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.

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

These lessons encourage students to activate digital literacy competencies as they research and discuss people's memories of September 11, 2001.

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Research and Scholarship