—Kristin Ziemke Fastabend, First Grade Teacher
Chicago Public Schools
Give digital kids a voice!
Today's kids are digital natives, but what's the best way to help them become empowered, creative and responsible communicators across different media? Discover insights and strategies specific to children ages 5-12 in this guide from an acclaimed media literacy program: Powerful Voices for Kids. Readers will find
Thought-provoking lesson plans that reach students of all backgrounds and abilities
Use of a wide range of technology tools, including the Internet, video, and mobile apps, combined with an emphasis on online safety and development of essential critical thinking skills
Materials for teacher professional development
This innovative book is equally valuable as a resource for lesson planning or for developing a full media literacy program.
|Lesson: What's Inside and Outside the Frame|
|Lesson: Target Audience Music Remix|
|Lesson: Creating Realistic Dialogue|
|Lesson: Celebrity You|
|Lesson: Screencasting the Critical Questions|
|Lesson: Bootleg Cola: Pro and Con|
|Lesson: The Ant and the Grasshopper|
|Lesson: Collaborative Storytelling|