Today’s teens face a new barrier. While an increasing number of students have access to the tools necessary to succeed—computers, the Internet, smart phones—they are not being taught how to leverage technology in a responsible and safe way. Teens now use the Internet to conduct research, apply to college, and network with friends, but the rules of appropriate behavior in these digital contexts are often gray.
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Increasingly, K-12 educators are turning to technology as yet another way to engage students in media literacy education. Details are in this essay published in a recent issue of ISTE’s “Learning and Leading with Technology.”
This kit provides teachers, college faculty and other educators with the materials needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructivist process of learning how antiwar movements have been perceived by the people in the United States and how the U.S. media has constructed that public perception.
This instructor’s manual was developed as training program aimed at imparting critical media literacy education in teachers and educators. The program was part of the Peace Education Through Media (PET-Med) project in 2010-2011, which was funded by the EU Partnership for Peace Program of the European Commission delegations in Israel, and the West Bank , and conducted jointly by the Veneto Region of Italy, the Netanya Academic College in Israel, and the Palestine-Israel Journal.
On Friday November 16, Frank Baker joined fellow media educators Faith Rogow and Cyndy Scheibe on a panel at the NCTE 2012 conference entitled “Visual Literacy: Reading For Meaning in a Multimedia World.” Frank’s part of the panel was an introduction to film analysis. Since many of you teach film, and many more were not able to attend, he has uploaded his presentation to share.