Tag Archives: media literacy

Book Commercial vs Book Talks

Challenge your students to create a Book Commercial. Use the tools outlined in this Jesse Buetow Blog.

MLA 8 vs MLA 7

Have a look at the changes in citations using the new MLA guide. There are many changes that make citing sources more consistent and wide reaching with the ability to cite online resources such as twitter and urls.

Instagram and Internet Safety

Facebook has lost favour with our youth and Instagram is one of the social media sites that has replaced it. How can parents stay current with keeping our kids safe on the net? Well, MediaSmarts is here to help. MediaSmarts is a Canadian site that keeps a pulse on everything digital and media literacy. It is a go to site for parents, teachers and students. Teachers can access lesson plans and online activities for their classes. Students can get research information about media literacy in Canada. Parents can read helpful guides about media such as this instalment entitled “What parents need to know about Instagram“.

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