Description : The authors provide concrete, innovative ways to integrate media literacy education across the curriculum. A companion Website provides tools for analyzing all kinds of media.
Description : Media Literacy is a critical skill students must learn to succeed in today's tech-driven, media-saturated society. This book helps teachers, parents, and students understand media literacy, and how to implement and share that knowledge with others. As an experienced media literacy expert and teacher, Nick Pernisco provides a practical guide for learning this important skill and implementing it in classrooms to meet Common Core standards. This is a must-read for anyone interested in learning how to interpret the enormous amounts of information we are exposed to everyday, both in traditional media and online. In addition to explaining what media literacy is and how it can be used practically in any learning environment, the book also includes dozens of lesson plans to help teach media literacy using different types of media. Educators will find these activities useful in helping to solidify the concepts explained earlier in the book. Advanced Praise: “Mr. Pernisco has provided a manual for understanding and teaching media literacy that is written in plain English. Teachers can take the activities provided and use them in their classroom tomorrow.” – Mathew Needleman, Instructional Technology Specialist, Founder VideointheClassroom.com "By sharing his personal journey of discovery, Nick guides his readers to a richer understanding of what it means to be media literate in today's world. Nick's simple and direct writing style reaches all audiences. While much of the book is written for teachers, several chapters can be used directly with students from middle school to college very effectively.” – Karen Ambrosh, President, National Telemedia Council, High School English, Communication, and Media Teacher
Description : This book explores the power of using media education to help urban teenagers develop their critical thinking and literacy skills. Drawing on his twenty years of experience working with inner-city youth at the acclaimed Educational Video Center (EVC) in New York City, Steven Goodman looks closely at both the problems and possibilities of this model of media education. Responding to our national concern about adolescents, literacy, media, and violence, Teaching Youth Media: Describes the changes schools and after-school programs need to make in order to create a media education that empowers students to change their world; Explores the intersection of literacy and culture as youth learn to analyze information from a variety of sources, including television, newspapers, books, films, school, church, and lives outside of school; Features case studies of students and teachers engaged in making video documentaries at EVC and in an alternative high school; Illuminates the practical day-to-day challenges faced by professional developers and teachers working to change the way education is practiced in their classes and schools.
Description : With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy into modern day education can cultivate a stronger relationship between technology, educators, as well as students. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age presents key research in the field of digital media literacy with a specific emphasis on the need for pre-service and in-service educators to become familiar and comfortable with the current digital tools and applications that are an essential part of youth culture. Presenting pedagogical strategies as well as practical research and applications of digital media in various aspects of culture, society, and education, this publication is an ideal reference source for researchers, educators, graduate-level students, and media specialists.
Description : Effective digital skills are essential for all teachers and tutors in the Further Education (FE) and Skills Sector. This text brings together important theory and research around digital literacy and outlines what this means for teaching in the sector. It is a practical guide that: introduces different types of web-based technologies and explores how they can be used in teaching provides guidance on the digital skills teachers and tutors need and how they can be developed examines issues of digital safety, security and responsibility and how online learning communities can be accessed applies critical thinking, creativity and responsibility to the processes of using digital technologies inside and outside of the classroom Providing a comprehensive framework, underpinned by the standards through which to develop digital literacy skills, this is an essential resource for those teaching or training to teach in the FE and Skills sector.
Description : Presents a philosophical look at why classrooms must change in the information age and discusses the part that technology, specifically the Internet, plays in this revolution.
Description : Important for beginning teachers and media specialists, this guide discusses the use of technology from a pedagogical perspective. This book is designed to assist new and practicing teachers with successfully implementing technology into the curriculum. It focuses on the pedagogical issues of technology—using technology as an instructional and management tool, and using technology to meet students' needs. Includes blackline masters to assist educators with using technology in their classrooms, as well as follow-up activities for teachers to apply what they have learned. Grades K-12.
Description : 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.
Description : This book offers the most dynamic, simplest way to teach students the concept of the Super3, enabling them to effortlessly remember and apply it to their educational or everyday life. * Contains ten well-developed lesson plans ready to be taught in the library media center or elementary classroom * Provides 91 pages of reproducible student worksheets and illustrated instructional materials, including full-color comics, student worksheets, mini dictionary, mini cookbook and graphic aids * Nine full-color comics are used to introduce each lesson * A bibliography listing six related quality children's literature titles follows each lesson * Index allows instructors to access the work by grade level and subject matter * Includes a DVD with two short animated films, 18 color PDFs, and one PowerPoint game
Description : The Critical Media Literacy Guide: Engaging Media and Transforming Education provides a theoretical framework and practical applications in which educators put these ideas into action in classrooms with students from kindergarten up through the university.