Thursday, July 14, 2011
Media Literacy in Nieman Reports
A TV news story about Powerful Voices for Kids provided a potent lesson for the 9- to 11-year-olds enrolled in the media literacy program. They wondered: Why was the phrase “flash mobs” repeated so often? And why did the reporter give the wrong location? In the current issue of Nieman Reports, NCTE Media & Digital Literacies Collaborative member Renee Hobbs writes about Powerful Voices for Kids and suggests dos and don’ts for teaching children to be savvy media consumers.
Find this and related stories in this issue:http://nieman.harvard.edu/reports/issue/100068/Summer-2011.aspx