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Current Events for High School Media Literacy: The Russia-Ukraine War

Breaking news events lend themselves to a high amount of misinformation. When people are scrambling to cover an event as it unfolds- whether they are professional journalists or just regular people on social media- it can be tough to sort out and verify facts quickly enough. With the instantaneous nature of social media documentation, the… Continue reading Current Events for High School Media Literacy: The Russia-Ukraine War

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Teaching Digital and Media Literacy Skills in High School

Media is around us all the time. We are constantly consuming media even when we don't realize it. The digital age has brought an ever-present stream of media messages that are nearly impossible to escape. What does this mean for the high school English classroom? After a year of reflecting on this very question, I've… Continue reading Teaching Digital and Media Literacy Skills in High School