Mastering Media Literacy

Mastering Media Literacy

Edited by: Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Contributors: Frank W. Baker, Verneda Edwards, Jennie L. Johnson, Holen Sabrina Kahn, Emily Keating, Kristy Sailors, Mark Schulte

Learn how to merge technology and instruction successfully, giving students greater access to knowledge and making learning more meaningful.

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Mastering Media Literacy

Discover the role media can play in preparing students to compete in a global society in which cultures, economies, and people are constantly connected. Learn how to merge technology and instruction successfully, giving students greater access to knowledge and making learning more meaningful. The authors provide practical tips for incorporating media literacy into the traditional curriculum.

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  • Use media literacy to enhance learning and create opportunities for deeper understanding of concepts and skills.
  • Design rubrics that effectively evaluate content knowledge and knowledge of technology tools.
  • Merge media literacy with the teaching and learning of content and skills.
  • Prepare students to thrive in a more visually saturated and technology-based world.
  • Teach students to evaluate the validity of media and information being shared through different mediums.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF236

ISBN: 9781936764563

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 128

“Part of the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, [this book] is a professional guide written to help K–12 educators teach students media literacy—that is, a keen understanding of how to evaluate the validity of information shared through media ranging from television news to messages on Twitter or Facebook. With emphases on objective, critical thinking, [it] shows how to help students adapt to the increased technological saturation of the modern world—an invaluable ability in the twenty-first century. . . . In today's increasingly digital world, [this book] is a must-have for high-school educators, worthy of the highest recommendation.”

The Midwest Book Review, April 2014

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