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Social Media and Elections: What’s the Connection?
In this media literacy activity students analyze online charts and text for messages about the impact of social media on U.S. elections and political discourse.
Teaching the Enslavement of African People in the Americas
In this media literacy activity students analyze an executive summary from a research report, an opinion piece in a newspaper and a post in an online community site for messages about how and why we teach about the history of slavery.
Fact Checkers: How Do They Decide?
In this media literacy activity students analyze fact checking websites for messages about their goals and processes for determining credibility.
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Valentine’s Day (and Other Holidays) through a Media Literacy Lens
February is a month full of holidays: Groundhog’s Day, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and Super Bowl Sunday (OK, not a formal holiday, but it feels like one). This is a great time to note the wonderful opportunity...