Middle School1 more
Cross-Curricular

Media Literacy: Teaching Digital Natives to Evaluate Web Resources

Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms. It is incredibly important that students be able to evaluate the reliability of what they come across online.
G
Micro-credentials Available
View aligned micro-credentials
A Collection By Beth Still
  • 7 Collection Items
  • 7 Collection Items
  • Discussion
Media Literacy: Teaching Digital Natives to Evaluate Web Resources
  • Beth Still says:
    As a busy teacher I like to keep things simple. This website evaluation checklist has everything your students need to consider when evaluating a website. Just print them off and you are ready to go!
  • Beth Still says:
    This website lists some digital literacy standards which were developed by the Partnership for 21st Century Learning. In addition to the standards there are links to five additional resources you can go to for further information.
  • Beth Still says:
    This website is full of resources for teaching media literacy. There most valuable resources on this site include the lesson plans and links to additional information on digital literacy.
  • Beth Still says:
    Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative of the Division of Interdisciplinary & International Studies at Ithaca College, working in collaboration with local school districts, New York State BOCES, the National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly AMLA), and other national media literacy organizations. This PDF has a dozen ideas for teaching media literacy that are very easy to incorporated into different subject and grade levels.
  • Beth Still says:
    Conflicting information is all over the internet. This TED Talk will help students understand what media bias is and how to recognize it. Understanding media bias is a skill that we will all use for the rest of our lives.
  • Beth Still says:
    This guide is full of everything you need to help your students learn how to evaluate websites. There are surveys that students can complete that will help them evaluate the reliability of websites, apps, and videos.
  • globaldigitalcitizen.org
    globaldigitalcitizen.org

    Six Engaging Lesson Ideas for Teaching Media Literacy

    5 minute read
    Beth Still says:
    All students should be able to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a number of forms, shaping their understanding of how media affects society and why it is essential in the 21st century. These lesson ideas will help students build these important skills which they will use for the rest of their lives.
Micro-credentials aligned to this collection