Media Lit: A Make-or-Break Competency for Teachers

For students today, media literacy has become as crucial a skill as literacy itself. Not only do kids have access to more media than ever before, they are also creating it themselves every day. What role do educators play in helping students navigate all of this? What are the competencies teachers need to lead media literacy instruction, and how can we support them? Hear how higher education, national organizations and media organizations themselves are tackling these issues to support teachers.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding