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Media Literacy

Media Literacy:

According to the Center for Media Literacy, media literacy is defined as, "a 21st century approach to education. It provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and participate with messages in a variety of forms — from print to video to the Internet. Media literacy builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and self-expression necessary for citizens of a democracy."

This guide was created as a resource to assist students with accessing, evaluating, and creating media.  This main page offers general resources and the tabs address each of these focused areas:

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Media Literacy Collection

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