Classroom Technology Teens Are 'Digital Natives,' But More Susceptible to Online Conspiracies Than Adults
Schools have their work cut out for them on students' digital literacy.
Curriculum Q&A Teaching Students to Be Media Literate in Two Languages
A former television reporter helps students learn to process news critically in both Spanish and English.
Curriculum ChatGPT and AI Are Raising the Stakes for Media Literacy
The expanded use of artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT is creating a critical moment for media literacy education.
Curriculum Scaling Up Media Literacy Education Is a Big Challenge: 4 Steps to Get Started
School librarians shared challenges they face and what resources they need to expand media literacy instruction.
Student Well-Being 5 Ways Teachers Can Confront Students' Exposure to Andrew Tate and Other Online Extremists
Young people are exposed to all sorts of online hate that, if left unchecked, can lead to radicalization.
Student Well-Being Surgeon General: Kids Under 14 Should Not Use Social Media
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said social media threatens kids' ability to develop a healthy identity and sense of self.
Student Well-Being Misogynist Influencer Andrew Tate Has Captured Boys' Attention. What Teachers Need to Know
Middle school boys, in particular, are repeating Tate's offensive language and ideas in the classroom, teachers report.
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Most Teens Learn About Climate Change From Social Media. Why Schools Should Care
Teens are getting information on climate change from YouTube and Facebook, underscoring the need to teach media literacy in schools.
School Climate & Safety For Drug Prevention, Scare Tactics Are Out. Here’s What’s In
Experts have advice for today's educators looking to choose effective models for drug-prevention education.
Curriculum Media Literacy in Schools: 7 Ways the Subject Has Evolved
A handy guide about media literacy to get up to speed on the topic.
Student Well-Being The FBI's Warning About 'Sextortion' and Kids: What Schools Can Do
The FBI issued an alert about an increase in children being coerced into sending explicit images online and then being extorted for money.
Curriculum A Media Literacy Requirement That Starts in Kindergarten? New Jersey May Start the Trend
New Jersey lawmakers want to require school districts to include media literacy for every grade.
Curriculum Q&A Why Media Literacy Programs Need to Put a Spotlight on 'Stealth Advertising'
As advertising evolves, digital literacy education must change with it.
Curriculum Many Adults Did Not Learn Media Literacy Skills in High School. What Schools Can Do Now
Eighty-four percent of adults say they are on board with requiring media literacy in schools, according to a survey by Media Literacy Now.