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By RON FIELDSNews Publishing Network Hours after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media was flooded with misinformation. Photos and videos of downed fighter jets, videos of explosions, photos of Russian forces marching through the streets of Moscow or Ukrainians praying in the streets – all from years, if not decades, before February 2022. These …

CHICAGO — The corrosive effects of today’s relentless media tide are pernicious. We are conditioned in many ways by our media environments to accept, not question, making it crucial that young people master the skills to access, analyse, evaluate and create media. In “Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World”, published by ALA …

Diving Brief: Constructivist media decoding is a method that helps students develop critical thinking skills, enabling them to conduct their own learning while honing the ability to examine messages in a variety of media formats through curriculum-based activities which can be as short as five minutes, Chris Sperry and Cyndy Scheibe, co-founders of Project Look …

‘Trust Me’ shows how schools can teach students to think critically about information and media “Trust Me,” a documentary by director Roko Belic and the Getting Better Foundation, highlights Durango’s Mountain Middle School, which instituted a cellphone ban and media literacy program when Shane Voss, the principal of the school, arrived. (Courtesy of Trust Me …

The government wants to educate young citizens about media and digital citizenship. A good initiative, provided you know what we are talking about. Edifying example with the role of the media in the health crisis. In a joint statement, the Ministries of Education and Culture ardently plead for media and information education for young people …

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 …

DELAWARE — In an increasingly digital world, many young people can struggle to tell the difference between news, opinion and advertisements. “I think we have an image of young people as digital natives who seamlessly navigate the internet with an ability that eludes many of us as adults. But the reality is that the data …

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 Lowe Down by Pam Lowe One thing we have learned or reinforced from this pandemic is our need for human contact. And the important role of technology in communicating with others. There is a skill in communicating effectively and correctly using technology. Even basic text can be misunderstood without the facial expression element; hence …

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Day School and its Media Arts Department have announced the launch of an after-school media arts program in the fall of 2022 for Ulster County youth interested in film and media, but not having access to educational resources on cinema and the media. The goal is to connect area students interested …

“Innovative Ways to Increase Social Media Proficiency in Sri Lanka” was the theme of a closed-door roundtable hosted by the UNESCO New Delhi office and Mythos Labs on December 8, 2021. The roundtable mobilized various experts from institutions such as the Sri Lankan government, Facebook, Hashtag Generation, the Ford Foundation and General Sir John Kotelawala …

Published December 20, 2021 The United States government has expressed support for training 1,000 young people and 170 radio journalists in media literacy. A statement titled “US Supports Media Literacy Project to Build Capacity of 170 Radio Journalists, 1,000 Youth” revealed the launch of the Media Literacy Project. The US Consulate General in Lagos has …

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 …

More than 70% of voters said they supported teaching students about the benefits and risks of social media in schools, according to a new Morning Consult / Politico poll, which comes after the Florida Senate. advanced an invoice this would require such a practice in state public schools. Why is this important Florida State Senator …

1,000 children and adolescents aged 11 to 17 were interviewed in Latvia. In total, over 5,000 adolescents from the Baltic States, Finland and Sweden participated in the study. The results of the survey show that a third or 34% of children and young people in Latvia are often confronted with false information in the Internet …

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 …

In recent years, Google has attempted to repair its reputation as a source of disinformation by launching multiple programs, including the Google News Initiative (GNI). Today, the company has partnered with PBS Student Report Labs (SRL) and other journalism organizations on programs designed to strengthen media literacy for students, educators, and the public. Google News …

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 …

Media Education Workshop at St Aloysius PU College, Mangaluru Mangalou: BBC Young Reporter India, a media education program for students launched by BBC News in partnership with Internews and in collaboration with Data LEADS, organized an online workshop for students of St Aloysius PU College. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how bad disinformation can …

If you want to share your opinion on a cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our post to find out more. ____ The recent testimony of the Facebook whistleblower Francis Haugen in the US Senate did not reveal much information that most observers of the current disinformation crisis did …

Florida lawmaker pushes for social media education Josh Cascio reports TAMPA, Florida – Florida State Senator Danny Burgess (R-District 20) wants to give students information, proposing a new bill that would require schools to teach so-called social media literacy in classrooms . “The classroom is vitally important, especially in the world of social media where …

How many hours do you interact with the media each day? It may be more than you think. It’s one thing to surf the Internet. It’s another to watch a favorite TV show or put on those noise canceling headphones and listen to your favorite music while working. Or, maybe you’ve borrowed an armful of …

Social media can be a difficult and hostile place. (Photo CNS / Sebastiao Moreira, EPA) WASHINGTON – How many hours do you interact with the media each day? It may be more than you think. It’s one thing to surf the Internet. It’s another to watch a favorite TV show or put on those noise …

A manual launched last month by the Out of The Box Media Literacy Initiative (OOTB) aims to help teachers educate young people about media literacy in time for the 2022 election. Photo courtesy of the OOTB Literacy Initiative MANILA – A non-governmental organization has launched a manual that aims to help teachers educate young people …

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 …

Over the past two years, students have been inundated with an almost constant stream of news and headlines about politics, racial and social unrest, the pandemic, and more. Even more essential is helping students develop enlightened media literacy skills. Students should understand how to recognize reliable news and how to identify high quality, credible journalism. …

(The Center Square) – Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation which amends the state school code to include a media education unit. State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez, a Democrat, filed the invoice. Some Republicans opposed the bill, fearing it would lead school boards to choose reputable media. Bill 234 requires school districts to add media education instruction. …

The UK government has released a strategy to help young people spot disinformation online, part of a larger effort to improve media literacy and make the internet a safer place for children. The strategy [PDF] will involve training teachers, library staff, youth workers and caregivers to help young people detect misinformation, including how to critically …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

FOX 2 – Joshua Andrade has worked with Grammy Award-winning artists, worked as a lyricist, and performed. He’s only in high school and he got paid for these amazing opportunities. Making It Happen program shapes teens in media arts, music production and more Young people acquire business acumen in what can be an extremely difficult …

education GH Media School graduated 151 students at its seventh graduation ceremony held in Accra.The theme of the ceremony was “The Role of Trained Media Professionals in Peaceful Elections”. Dr Kofi Osei Kusi, Chancellor of GH Media, said the institution focuses on skills development and helping young people acquire skills that will enable them to …

Some colleges are still directing too many students to “superficially appealing” arts and media courses that may not offer good long-term career prospects, the Ofsted chief inspector has warned. In today’s launch of the annual inspection report for 2018-19, Amanda Spielman stressed the importance of thinking “strategically” about the skills needed by the economy. She …

PIXEL: A school of media arts opens its doors in Rogers Find a COVID-19 vaccination clinic near you 0000017d-2122-dd26-adfd-e56710b50000The New Classroom is a special feature series, supported by the Walton Family Foundation, exploring the struggles, changes and innovations in education during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find the reports in this series below. KUAF | …

The ‘Skepta Shrine’ at ELAM Pic: Sam Hancock Words and images by Sam Hancock, video by Zoe Ettinger The sixth free school co-founded by brothers Charlie and Will “Status” Kennard – half of the electric music duo Chase & Status – celebrated its first anniversary at its now permanent home in Tower Hamlets. East London …

On the 62nd anniversary of BR Ambedkar’s death, Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched the website of a one-of-a-kind media school to train young Dalits and tribals in journalism. The media school, Dr Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar School Of Media Empowerment (ASME), supported by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), will have its branches in …

artworxLA launches Design and Media Arts Academy at Central Continuation High School (Left to Right): Shelby Williams-Gonzalez, Executive Director of artworxLA; Denise Gaberman, director of the Academy of Design and Media Arts; Lamar Outlaw, student at DMAA; Natasha Khan, artworxLA teacher; LA City Council Member Curren D. Price, CD 9, at the Design and Media …

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 …

Periscope is used to live stream the recent #WomenInMedia event to Valencia College online students and others. (Photo: Rebecca Newman) Students DO NOT watch the evening news and certainly do not read a print newspaper. Sometimes they can click on a news site like CNN or ABCNews, but if they click on something, it’s probably …

Jeremy Corbyn has championed the efforts of a school marking a decade of opening its doors to the homeless over the holiday season.

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. …