Analyzing media and creating media products.
Mar 15, 2019
uses video creation
and digital storytelling
to harness students’ passion and natural engagement with media. Featuring millions of royalty-free
clips, editing tools, and personalized, project-based video lessons, the platform enables students to tell digital stories that combine footage, images, music, text, and a narrative voice.
Mar 15, 2019
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Congress’s passing a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote. NewseumED
online resources to explore the history and struggles of the suffrage movement—from artifacts on the Seneca Falls Convention to a video recounting Susan B. Anthony’s arrest for voting to a timeline on major events in the fight for gender equality.
Mar 01, 2019
Founded in 2008, the News Literacy Project
(NLP) helps students and teachers discern fact from fiction in the digital age. In May 2016, the project launched Checkology
, an online interactive course
that helps students understand and appreciate the role of the press, introduces them to different types of news—from entertainment to opinion to branded content—and teaches them the critical thinking skills they’ll need to spot misinformation.
Feb 15, 2019
Described and Captioned Media Program’s (DCMP) Read Captions Across America (RCAA) is the first national reading event to put emphasis on the importance of captioned media as a reading tool for all children, not just those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Thousands of students have participated in this event since its inauguration in 2006. Teachers can order a free RCAA kit, learn more about how captioning improves literacy, and find great ideas from teachers and parents on the RCAA website.
Educators can also use these captioned media resources from DCMP to celebrate Black History Month (February) and Presidents Day (February 18)—and throughout the year.
Feb 01, 2019
is an educational YouTube channel
started by the Green brothers, Hank Green and John Green, who are notable for their VlogBrothers channel. Crash Course has been working with MediaWise
, a project from the nonprofit Poynter Institute for Media Studies
, to help students evaluate the accuracy of digital information.