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.
- Students can learn how to use social media responsibly through teacher modeling and shared responsibility for posting.
- When a school news site received notice of a copyright violation, the site’s advisor sought guidance on how the fair-use doctrine works.
- Teachers can show students how to seek out and grapple with opinions contrary to their own—key civic actions in a democracy.
- Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets.
- If you're concerned that a) elementary school students don't have the ability to code, b) there's no room in the curriculum, and c) you don't possess coding chops to teach programming skills, throw out those worries. Explore these free, or almost free, tools, sites and apps that require no coding background or expertise.
- Ideas on how to guide students to the knowledge and experience they need to act responsibly online.
- We’ve collected dozens of apps and tools for your bring-your-own-device classroom, with options for student writing, presentations, screencasting, assessment, and more.
- Use these strategies to help middle and high school students identify relevance, accuracy, bias, and reliability in the content they read.
- The ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. Here are a few tips on how to get started teaching it.
- A video project helps students hone their multimedia storytelling skills, while developing greater self-awareness and empathy for their peers.
- Five vetted resources students can use to separate truth from fiction online.
- A collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
- Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Explore some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.
- Guest blogger Jason Cranford Teague, author, communicator and trusted designer, shares eight slide show tips to power-up your classroom presentations.
- Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.