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Tuesday, July 9 • 10:15am - 11:25am
Tackling the Digital Deluge: Media Literacy for the Modern Age

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In today's world, students need to be more prepared than ever to critically examine the media and messages they consume. Together, we'll look at tools for helping students to analyze the messages and mediums of their media. To truly master these skills, students need to get the chance to apply these skills to creating their own media, however the tools that our students can use to communicate their ideas are constantly expanding. Instead of fretting over which tools to teach our students, we'll examine some skills and mindsets that are broadly transferable across many different types of literacies.

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Related Micro-credential:
STACK(9): Media Literacy
(Note that educators can earn this entire stack to become a KQED&PBS media literacy certified educator)

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Megan Pattenhouse

Project Manager, Learning Experience Design, Digital Promise
Prior to joining Digital Promise, Megan was a Senior Professional Learning Manager at Newsela, where she supported teachers and students in leveraging technology to effectively differentiate for learners. Her work on the community team included developing professional development... Read More →

Tuesday July 9, 2019 10:15am - 11:25am PDT
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