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Media Literacy

Analyzing media and creating media products.

Need things to do with the kids over summer? Check out PBS LearningMedia's Science of Summer educational videos.

Jun 15, 2018

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Videos Exploring the Science Behind Summer Activities

Throughout the summer months, students can explore the science behind some of their favorite summer activities. On PBS LearningMedia’s Science of Summer website, students will discover the physics of sailing, the chemistry of campfires, the mineral composition of sand, the forces that allow humans to ride bicycles and rollercoasters—and more.

Teach students digital storytelling and multimedia skills through Voices of Youth's online filmmaking workshops.

Jun 01, 2018

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Tools for Sharpening Multimedia Skills

Voices of Youth (VOY) is all about blogging, filming, interviewing, and storytelling. On the VOY website, students will find easy-to-use resources that can help them to sharpen their multimedia skills. These tools are meant for young people who enjoy expressing themselves through media but feel they can still improve their skills.

Apr 16, 2018

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Guide to Help Investigate Misleading Information

A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders helps users investigate misleading and viral content, memes, and trolling practices online.

Apr 16, 2018

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Experimental Extensions to Scratch

The Scratch team in the MIT Media Lab is gearing up to release a new version of Scratch designed to work on mobile devices. The team is also working on a way to integrate the physical world with Scratch using what they’re currently calling a “Scratch Pad.”

Digital Story Telling and Ed

Apr 13, 2018

Blog

Digital Storytelling as an Educational Tool

In this installment of our Digital Storytelling Series, Jason Ohler provides a framework for using digital storytelling (DST) to enhance educational standards. He also suggests ways to incorporate new media development into future versions of those standards.

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