Want to strengthen your media literacy skills? Join KQED and The Secondary Literacy Partnership, a partnership of organizations dedicated to building the capacity of secondary educators to implement effective literacy instruction across content areas, on February 13 and February 27 for our two-part webinar series. The webinars are designed to showcase our resources and strategies for including a media literacy lens in secondary classrooms.We will feature discussions by classroom teachers on how they are using KQED resources to support their secondary students with learning media literacy across the disciplines.
Our first webinar on February 13 will go from 3:30 to 4:45pm PST. We will go over media literacy across the standards, utilizing KQED Learn. KQED Learn puts media literacy front and center for middle and high school students by providing a platform for students to engaging in collaborative inquiry like discussing classroom-ready topics covered in KQED’s video series “Above the Noise.” Register at http://bit.ly/SLP-02-13-19.
Our second webinar on February 27 will go from 3:30 to 4:45pm PST. We will go over online professional learning for media literacy across the standards, utilizing KQED Teach. KQED Teach offers a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on Digital Media. Educators can build skills in digital storytelling, data visualization, and critical media use to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow teachers to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communications and technology skills, and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking. Register at http://bit.ly/SLP-02-27-19.