Media literacy provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate and create messages in a variety of forms — from digital text to web-based multimedia. It builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and creative self-expression necessary for citizens of a 21st century democracy. ed tech (aka digital literacy) = learning to use digital tools & discreet skills media literacy = critical thinking related to how those tools can be applied by a lifelong learner/active citizen (global reach, self-publishing in variety of forms, social networking, synthesizing info we get from all the media sources we consume, point of view, etc.) (includes terms: info literacy, 21st century literacy, etc.)
BSI ML Video
the PSA, 334's documentary, BSI recycling (Xtranormal + iMovie), Custom Google Map (3rd Grade)
tools review, iMovie, Xtranormal.com (BSI recycling), Custom Google Maps, Google Docs, Sites, Blogs, Blogger (Digital Portfolios, Seth Low Website, Peer editing in docs...), Your class websites: sharing student work, blogging etc., Jing Screencasts, Voicethread.com, Wordle.net, MindMeister.com (this graphic organizer), Smart Notebook (Bonnie's morning meeting video), and many more..., Wallwisher
group 1: What role does media literacy play in your life?
group 2: If you think these concepts are important to teach, why? If not, why not?
group 3: What are some strategies for how teachers can develop students' media literacy within a traditional curriculum.
share out in the Google Doc
Expand that folder with the arrow on the left
Click the BSI Curriculum Folder (a.k.a. "Collection"
Find your grade level Folder
Open your grade's Digital Media Planner document
help your neighbor
Insert + Comment
OR on keyboard: Command+Option+M
Everyone try it
goal: get a strong sense of where you are going with your first projects/activities, timelines, class management, tools involved, how it enhances your current teaching goals
goal: note things you'd like to try (tools, concepts to integrate, audiences to reach)
goal: get a feel for how media literacy, digital skills might enhance the teaching of your essential questions and standards
share what your grade level is going to try
get feedback and ideas from the crowd