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Media literacy


Colorado Senate May 3 passed a much-debated bill to provide media education to K-12 schools across the state. The legislation comes as states across the country attempt to make media education part of the school curriculum to teach students to think critically when consuming media, to ask where the information is coming from. and to …

In March, the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board unanimously passed a resolution calling for critical media literacy learning from elementary to high school. The decision, led by LAUSD Board member Jackie Goldberg and supported by UCLA Teacher Education Program speaker Jeff Share, signals recognition in education of the need to teach to provide …

As we celebrate a year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and brought us into our homes, one of the many remarkable changes that have taken place has been our increased reliance on the internet. As of March 2020, global internet traffic increased between 15-30 percent within days, fueled by the transformation of …

Media education and citizenship education are essential in the digital age, but Gianfranco Polizzi, researcher at the University of Birmingham and Marina Cino Pagliarello, lecturer at UCL, argue that in the UK these are two parallel but disconnected tracks, and that urgent action is needed to bridge the two as part of a more comprehensive …

Micah Shannon enjoyed her Advanced Placement English course at Clarke Central High School. It made him think critically. Its teacher would present two perspectives on a topic and ask students to analyze the logical flow used by authors to develop their points. “At least for me, that was a big part of my education, but …

MARBLEHEAD, MA – A hotly contested election, a global scourge and the effects of this year-round scourge are causing students across the country to spend much more time alone on their computers and much less time surrounded by people with different opinions combined to make a growing concern a critic for media literacy advocates over …