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Media Literacy Across the Standards, Part One: KQED Learn

Recorded on February 13, 2019

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Cosponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership and KQED.

WestEd and the Secondary Literacy Partnership partnered with KQED to present a two-part webinar series that showcases resources and strategies for including a media literacy lens in secondary classrooms, including teacher and student use of KQED’s free digital curriculum, as well as their online courses and resources.

Who Will Benefit

  • Secondary school educators

What You Will Learn

This first archive webinar explores how media literacy is incorporated through a variety of content standards — including the Common Core State Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Model School Library Standards — by focusing of the development of critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills using evidence-based inquires.

The session showcases KQED Learn, an online hub that serves secondary educators 6-12 with free and open digital content and tools focused on amplifying youth voice, making media, civic engagement, and real-world media literacy.  KQED Learn is a resource for professional learning, cutting edge media-making and creativity tools and standards-aligned activities and content that encourage critical media consumption, thoughtful responses and inquiry and project-based learning across the curriculum.

Additionally, secondary classroom teacher reflects on how utilizing the “Discussions” and “Investigations” activities on KQED Learn supports secondary students with learning media literacy across disciplines.

Presenters

  • Jennifer Howerter, Education Programs Consultant, California Department of Education
  • Rachel Roberson, News Education Manager, KQED
  • Almetria Vaba, Associate Director, Partnerships and Distribution at KQED
  • Brad Lakritz, 8th grade Social Science and Denman Television (DTV) Teacher, James Denman Middle School, San Francisco Unified School District

Learn about the second webinar in the series. 

Webinar Presenter(s):

Jennifer Howerter California Department of Education
Rachel Roberson KQED
Almetria Vaba KQED
Brad Lakritz James Denman Middle School, San Francisco Unified School District