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 MLC's mission is to assist K-12 educators who want to:

          - teach standards that include non-print, media texts
             
- learn more about media literacy
            
- integrate it into classroom instruction
            
- help students read the media
             
- help students become more media aware 
            
- locate appropriate resources

                                                                                

 


           

    

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Critical thinking about
media messages

New & revised resources:
History vs. Hollywood: Who Gets It Right?
REVISED: Understanding TV's Upfronts
NEW BOOK: Mastering Media Literacy
  NIE WEEK curriculum
 Superintendent Urges Visual Literacy
Media Literacy History Timeline 
What You See & What You Don't

 

News/Resources/Articles
 Teaching Kids To Read The Media

 Questioning The Media: A Guide For Students
Interactive ML Resources
What Youth Gain Through Media Ed Programs
Advocating for Media/Digital Literacies

ML: 8 Guidelines for Teachers
What is 21st Century Media Literacy?
 

 

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Commercialism
Critical Inquiry
Gender Issues
Genre
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Representation
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Textual Analysis

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Newspapers
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Radio
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Web 2.0


Other:

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Health:
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Media Use Statistics
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To Kill A Mockingbird
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Media Lit in The K12 Classroom
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