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Educators, parents, community members who participate in the surveywill be inscribed in the design for iPad Mini KINGSTON, RI – June 15, 2021 – Screen time during the pandemic has increased for almost everyone. What effects could this increase have caused to ourselves and to our children? Are there ways to mitigate the negative effects …

The US intelligence community released a report in March detailing how the Iranian and Russian governments orchestrated digital attacks on US social media platforms to influence the 2020 election. According to the report, they did this by bombarding Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with fake profiles, bots and armies of trolls who would engage directly with …

MILTON – In the age of smartphones and social media, messages come from all sides at once. David Green strives to give young people the tools to sift through the jumble of messages they receive every day to find out the truth. The Canton Avenue resident is the volunteer program director of Media Literacy Now, …

What is media education for students? Media literacy is the ability to understand the validity and intent of a medium. The term can be applied to any form of media with which students interact. This includes images in lessons and class projects, educational videos, texts, and other resources. This also applies to media outside the …

State Senator Robert Peters, D-Chicago, is pictured in a file photo during a virtual committee hearing earlier this year. He is the Senate sponsor of a bill decriminalizing HIV transmission, which passed Tuesday in the Senate. (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Tuesday 25 May 2021 11 more states decriminalized HIV By SARAH MANSUR & JERRY NOWICKICapitol News [email protected]

Senator Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, introduces a bill requiring schools to teach media literacy in a virtual committee hearing on Tuesday. (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Work continues on the bill limiting the use of isolation and physical restraint By PETER HANCOCKCapitol News [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – All Illinois high schools would be required to …

As partisanship continues to create a deep ideological chasm in the United States, an informed population may be the only way to bridge the divides. According to the politically neutral nonprofit Media Literacy Now (MLN), the idea of ​​media literacy is crucial given that “… children live in a 24/7 powerful media world. 7 …[along …

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 …

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Six members of the Syracuse University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America wanted middle school students to learn more about media literacy. So they created a Canva presentation. On slide 22, public relations majors introduced their …

After an eight-day delay, House lawmakers spent two more hours on Friday on a media literacy bill that Republicans say will provide one-sided, left-leaning views on the media. House Bill 21-1103 would implement the recommendations of an advisory committee, formed under HB 19-1110, that proposed standards for a media literacy curriculum for public schools. Co-sponsored …

On Thursday, the Colorado House had just a few bills to debate at second reading, but the morning was devoted to just one: Bill 21-1103, intended to implement the recommendations of a 2019 media literacy report. The bill succeeds Bill 19-1110, which required the Colorado Department of Education to convene a committee to make recommendations …

I’m not the most perfect parent, but imagine I’m like a lot of them in the digital age. When I hear children and misinformation mentioned in the same breath, I get anxious wondering how the internet might be influencing them. The problem isn’t that you haven’t used proper parental controls on the computer they’re using. …

ESSENTIAL FOR FIGHTING DISINFORMATION If you’ve read any report on “fake news” in the last four years, then you’ve come across the term “media literacy” and the calls for its inclusion in public education. I’ve been teaching media literacy for over 20 years (as an educational consultant), but it wasn’t until former President Trump said …

Education experts call for tackling wild conspiracy theories, baseless rumors of rampant voter fraud, and misinformation about COVID-19 through media literacy. After participating in Black Lives Matter rallies and protests in August, some of Virginia Boyle’s students came to her class at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School saying they had heard that …

David Schrodt, a 55-year-old finance lawyer who lives in River Forest, is passionate about big ideas and if elected to District 200 School Board in April, he said he would focus on two in particular. “I propose that Oak Park and River Forest High School incorporate two things into its educational paradigm,” Schrodt said. “One …

We don’t let people start driving motor vehicles until they’ve completed driver training and then an exam for a very good reason: vehicles are dangerous for drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Social networks and the misleading and harmful content they spread are also dangerous to society, so some media literacy – and testing – should be …

While the Indiana University at Bloomington campus was quiet this summer, the Media School brought the campus back to life with five intensive two-week summer courses. The five courses covered Sports Crisis During a Pandemic, Journalism and Public Relations Partnerships, Internet Industries, Media Literacy and Communication Through Visuals. Each course took place during the week …

I run a university program that offers a degree in content, media and film production. And I’ve spent 15 years in the news industry as an editor, journalist, and producer, so maybe it’s no surprise that I’m passionate about the potential of courses related to the creative industries, and screen media in particular. What I …

the Final report of the Australian curriculum review is seriously deficient. Many aspects of the report prompted comment, but not the recommendation that schools must forgo major world-class innovation. For the first time, the media arts, one of the five strands of the arts curriculum, was to become a compulsory subject for primary school students. …