For Teachers

Many teachers want to teach media literacy, but don't know where to start. Using technology helps facilitate teaching kids about media. Here are some resources to help teachers get started.

How to teach media literacy in the classroom from - Discusses ways for teachers to teach media literacy in a classroom setting.

Digital CPR: Bringing your reading series to life with digital video from - A great blog post from our friend Mathew Needleman about using digital video in the classroom for media literacy.

Are We Teaching Media and Information Skills? from Teacher Leaders Network - A great blog post discussing the need for teaching media literacy to students.

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Media Literacy: 3rd Edition

media literacy 3rd edition

Media Literacy is a critical skill students must learn to succeed in today's tech-driven, media-saturated society. This book helps students understand media literacy, and how to implement and share that knowledge with others. As an experienced media literacy expert and professor, Nick Pernisco provides a well-researched guide for learning this important critical thinking skill and using it in everyday life. This is a must-read for anyone interested in learning how to interpret the enormous amounts of information we are exposed to every day, both in traditional media and online. Buy it now!