Sunday, August 30, 2009
Great Advice for Teachers: Media Literacy in the 21st Century
This Scholastic blog contains good advice for educators on the importance of media literacy in a 21st century- web 2.0 world. After stating the obvious ("Being a literate consumer of media in the 21st century will require significantly higher levels of discernment since the number of 'trusted sources,' and those that 'appear to be trustworthy,' have accelerated and are continuing to grow as more and more people learn how to manipulate and message through new media.") the writer goes onto to offer advice to students as both consumers and producers of media.