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Henry E. Scott | for editor and editor A media literacy program will be part of the curriculum at every high school in Illinois beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The program stems from a bill introduced by Illinois State Senator Karina Villa and signed by Governor JB Pritzker on July 9. , visual and …

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 23, 2022) – French citizens can learn how to protect themselves from false and misleading information on the internet thanks to a new app-based program from MediaWise, the non-profit Poynter Institute’s digital media literacy social initiative. With support from Meta, MediaWise has launched a 10-day WhatsApp course to help slow the …

Technology Misinformation will never go away, but teaching the community to spot it can rob lies of their power, writes Tanya Notley of Western Sydney University in part three of a series on the worsening spread of misinformation in line The spread of misinformation has had very real consequences during the pandemic – vaccine myths …

This article was originally published here J Youth Teensc. 2022 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s10964-021-01567-0. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The media can act as sex educators for adolescents; unfortunately, media messages often glorify risky sexual behaviors and unhealthy relationships and neglect behaviors and communication related to sexual health. Media Aware is a comprehensive online sexual …

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – It’s National News Awareness Week and we want to help you figure out what’s credible news and what’s misinformation. Wauwatosa high school students learn these skills by running their newspaper “The Compass.” Each week, these students meet to pitch stories, edit scripts, and plan future coverage. “I did it on a whim …

Lawmakers passed a bill requiring the teaching of black history last year. Today, a similar bill aims to do the same for media literacy. Misinformation and lies spread through social media and the rest of the internet have increasingly become a problem across the country, especially when such misinformation seeks to disrupt the democratic process. …

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) media literacy cohort is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright program was created in 1946 under legislation introduced by former United States Senator William Fulbright of Arkansas. Fulbright scholarships are awarded to United States students, scholars, teachers, and …

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (December 13, 2021) – When the Poynter Institute launched its MediaWise digital media education initiative in 2018, the non-partisan nonprofit set an ambitious goal. Teach 1 million middle and high school students how to better detect misleading or inaccurate information on the Internet. Today, almost four years later, MediaWise has reached 21 …

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Media literacy has been shown to have positive effects. But schools across the United States have been slow to add it to their curriculum. “How are we as a nation? We are very poor, ”said Helen Lee Bouygues, Founder and President of the Reboot Foundation, who stresses that media education is a …

This summer, Illinois became the first state to require a media education unit for all high school students. Why is this important: Media literacy can help young people to critically examine the information they consume. Chicago suburbs researchers found that teaching information literacy in other classes prompted some students to side-read – or consult another …

The Boston Globe’s weekly Ocean State Innovators presents a question-and-answer session with Rhode Island innovators who are launching new businesses and nonprofits, conducting groundbreaking research and reshaping the state’s economy. Send tips and suggestions to reporter Alexa Gagosz at [email protected] Most elementary and high school students in Rhode Island do not receive media literacy, according …

CARTERVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Illinois high school students will learn media literacy skills in the classroom starting next school year. Illinois Public Law 102-0055 requires media education for all Illinois public high school students starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Illinois Media Literacy Coalition co-founders Michael Spikes and Yonty Friesem have created a framework to …

This year, the Remote Media Literacy Project has expanded to provide the most remote students in the country with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to become media literate citizens. Grants received from the Judith Neilson Institute have helped students and teachers in remote, remote and far-flung areas participate in a …

Stephen Dunn / AP In this photo from December 20, 2017, Ariana Mamudi, 14, a freshman in the digital college student class at Brookfield, Connecticut, searches for information about cyberbullying. The required class teaches media literacy skills and has students examine online news sources. Sunday August 15, 2021 | 2 a.m Illinois became the first …

This summer, the state of Illinois became the first to require a media literacy class for all high school students. It’s a big step forward, and Texas should be next. Our nation is facing a crisis of disinformation. While pandemic doomscrolling has not demonstrated this clearly enough, there is empirical evidence as well. A 2019 …

From Texas Standard: As the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps the country, cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, especially in places with relatively low vaccination rates. And there’s a real and growing concern that the misinformation flourishing in some of these places is having a direct effect on people’s healthcare decisions. But one tool …

(TNS) – In an age dominated by social media and massive amounts of information and misinformation, the state of Colorado will soon help schools teach kindergarten through high school students how to distinguish fact from fiction. The Colorado General Assembly passed a bill in the spring requiring the state Department of Education to establish and …

The program manager at Normal Community and Normal West High Schools says the district already has a good foundation for teaching media literacy. Illinois high schools will be required to teach media literacy starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Dan Lamboley, from Unit 5, said the district is currently teaching some basic principles that students …

The state of Illinois will require high schools to teach media literacy starting in fall 2022. Educators at the Illinois State University School of Communication will closely monitor the State Board of Education’s requirements for a media literacy program. Illinois State UniversitySteve Hunt of the ISU School of Communication. Steve Hunt, ISU School of Communication …

SPRINGFIELD – Public high schools in Illinois will soon be required to teach students how to access and rate various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. This was among the 53 bills that Governor JB Pritzker signed on Friday, July 9, bringing the total …

Governor JB Pritzker speaks at an event in Springfield earlier this year. On Friday, he signed another 53 bills, bringing the total number of signed bills to 97 for the current General Assembly out of more than 600 that have been passed by the General Assembly. (Capitol News Illinois file photo) …

NEW BERLIN, WI – A teacher in New Berlin last month earned a national certification to teach students how to think critically about the media they consume every day. Jaclyn Jecha, a social science teacher at New Berlin West Middle and High School, achieved PBS Media Literacy Educator certification in June. The certification recognized educators …

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 …

WABASH, Ind. (WANE) – The Media Arts Program, a collaboration of Honeywell Arts & Entertainment and the Heartland Career Center, featured original photography, audio, video, script and editing projects by the class of 2020-21 on Tuesday at the Eagles Theater. Launched in 2017, the Media Arts program prepares high school students for careers in media-related …

HELENA – An opportunity exists for every teenager in Montana, many of whom may never have heard of, it’s called Maps Media Institute. It is a nonprofit organization located in Hamilton, MT, but its services are statewide. MAPS’s goal is to empower Montana’s next generation through professional media arts education. This is done through education …

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 …

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – James Shanahan, founding dean of Media School at Indiana University Bloomington, will step down on July 31 after a six-year term that saw the successful merger of three academic units in what is now one of the media the most comprehensive-related research and teaching programs in the country. Shanahan will remain a …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the hero of civil rights. Lawson has worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the civil rights hero. Lawson worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using the Story …

Southfield (CW50) – The Detroit Creativity Project introduced the Afterschool Media Club, a fun and engaging online media arts program for high school students in Metro Detroit. The program in partnership with Y Media Arts will begin virtually on January 13, 2021 and will focus on album cover design. Various other topics will be covered …

The New Mexico Academy of Media Arts (fka Media Arts Collaborative Charter School) provides high school students with a comprehensive, project-based, cross-curricular education focused on media arts. We prepare our graduates for positions in the media industries and for the rigors of post-secondary education. Courses and career paths Framework and description of the CLR President …

Last month, teacher Peter Hansen named a brand new broadcast studio inside the media arts building at Sonoma Valley High School. The students of its advanced classes are the luckiest, as they can participate in the wave of the future here and now. They learn how to produce live podcasts. Podcasts are causing a stir …

Peoria Campus Leader Jeff Berggren Talks Moving Forward After City Council Meeting Jeff Berggren, Huntington University’s campus manager for the planned Peoria location, talks about moving forward after a city council meeting. The Peoria City Council has approved a branch campus of Huntington University in Peoria The campus will focus on digital media arts and …

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. …

PLACENTIA — El Dorado High School is opening its first college academy this fall to give students a head start in careers in the growing field of media and digital technology. The new Academy of Digital and Media Arts is available for freshmen interested in photography, animation, and video and filmmaking. “These are really great …