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Media Literacy

Find and share resources to help students learn to analyze, evaluate, and communicate in a world with countless media sources and constant access to powerful computers.

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Using Film to Teach Analysis Skills

Bring real-world authenticity to literacy analysis by including movie criticism in your lessons.

Sussing Out the Truth: Student Engagement and Online Fact Finding

Teens already know how to find what they want online. The challenge for teachers is becoming reliable narrators to guide their self-directed learning.

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Explore steps and strategies for explicitly teaching adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information.

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Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

A well-planned, current digital teaching portfolio can be an asset whether you're seeking a job, being evaluated within your school, or simply demonstrating your professionalism.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Additional Tools and Programs

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Martin Scorsese champions a visual-literacy curriculum, available free to teachers for use in middle school classrooms.

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K-5 iPad Apps for Creating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 6)

An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fourth post of a six-part series.

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