A doctoral student writes in the November-December 2015 issue of The Young Learner (National Council for the Social Studies) of critical media literacy and its connection to the new C3 Framework for social studies education.
Do your students know that when they watch docudramas, they’re not watching history as it actually happened?
Knowing how TV shows are funded can help students understand what is available to view. Advertising Age recently unveiled its annual Prime Time Ad Costs for 2015-2016.
How can we encourage students to view programming actively, with “the thinking parts of their brains turned on”?
The Emmy nominations are out. Take a look at which shows got nods, who got nominated for what, and read some Emmy-quality TV scripts.
Resources for introducing children in Grades 1 – 6 to media literacy education, including outlines of staff development programs, samples of student work, and video documentation of classroom practice.