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4 Great Video Resources for Middle and High School Classrooms

Posted on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Add these resources to your toolkit to inspire and engage students.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

Help Students Fact-Check the Web Like the Pros

Posted on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

With so much information on the web -- true, false, and everything in between -- it’s no wonder students have a hard time separating fact from fiction.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

News & Media Literacy 101

Posted on Wed, 06/15/2022 - 17:23 by Daniel Vargas Campos

Teach your students foundational news and media literacy skills with these free lesson plans.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Is Breaking News Broken on Social Media?

Posted on Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:59 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about social media's impact on how we interpret the news.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Are Targeted Political Ads Deceiving Voters?

Posted on Wed, 10/07/2020 - 15:29 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about political ads on social media.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Are Schools Sacrificing Students' Privacy in the Name of Safety?

Posted on Thu, 12/10/2020 - 16:37 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about online surveillance at school.

Grades

8–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy, Privacy & Security

Talking with Students About Shocking or Disturbing News

Posted on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 15:52 by Jeff Knutson

Age-based tips and lessons to help students process upsetting events.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy, Social & Emotional Learning

Showing a Movie in Class? Help Your Students Develop Active Viewing Skills

Posted on Tue, 12/07/2021 - 17:40 by Jeff Knutson

Have students write their own movie review with this fun lesson plan and worksheet.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

9 Top YouTube Channels to Boost Classroom Lessons

Posted on Thu, 01/24/2019 - 06:00 by Jeff Knutson

Find great videos to bring the world and all of its wonder into your classroom.

Grades

3–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

Discuss How the News Covers Mass Violence with Your Students

Posted on Tue, 08/27/2019 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Host a classroom discussion and activity that explores how the media responds to tragic events.

Grades

8–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Real Fake News: Exploring Actual Examples of Newspaper Bias

Posted on Thu, 08/29/2019 - 08:50 by Tanner Higgin

Help students get beyond the buzzword.

Grades

10–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

Posted on Thu, 09/05/2019 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Get students thinking about how social media affects their experiences.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Media Balance, News & Media Literacy

How to Use the Vaping and Juuling Trend to Teach Media Literacy

Posted on Fri, 10/04/2019 - 08:54 by Tanner Higgin

Help students recognize and analyze age-old advertising tricks.

Grades

6–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:47 by Tanner Higgin

Start a conversation about social media and identity with this relatable film.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Why and How to Use YouTube Video Essays in Your Classroom

Posted on Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Use this unique art form to build your students' media-literacy skills.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy