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Different socialization agents - such as family, school and government - play an active and fundamental role in teaching media literacy. Their role is directly involved in improving European education.

New digital contexts are a challenge for the multi-screen society. For this reason, media education helps to develop citizens’ sense of responsibility and autonomy.

International organizations have developed teaching guides for children, parents and teachers to develop good habits of informative consumption.


Literacia e Inclusão Digital:Boas Práticas em Portugal e em Espanha

 


Article about consuming media critically and responsibly.

 

 


This article discusses steps to evaluate online information.

The development of media messages, through new digital productions, to enhance skills related to communication technology.


Media Literacy Booster Pack from Newseum

Developing the capacity for language creation through different multimedia and transmedia elements that allow them to understand how and why media content is produced.


This video explores the different types of codes present in media messages including verbal and visual codes.

To promote the creation of digital stories – using storytelling techniques- through different online resources (PicLits, Domo Animate, StoryJumper, Shidonni, Museum Box). And, at the same time, develop the creative capacity of young people.


Practical ideas and examples from The Creative Educator

 

 


Storybird – A fantastic tool to create and share picture books and very easy to use. Reading nice stories in English is also possible

 

This video offers a tutorial on how to do Storytelling with Adobe Spark

 

 

 

Canva – A tool to create visual projects like CVs, labels, postcards and infographics

 

 


This article explains How to use Storytelling in the classroom and distinguishes among various types of storytelling and relative tools

 


How to do storytelling.

 

 

 

Evaluating Digital Storytelling as a didactic tool

 

 


This video examines the case of StoryCorps, a radio program that features stories recorded by regular people and examines humanity from a narrative viewpoint and becomes a living record of the human experience.


This video provides an overview of how to shape a human-centered news story, and the importance of facts, context and heart.


Atavist provides a tool to tell stories and build websites in a digital storytelling perspective.

 


Historypin provides a tool to tell stories through maps.

 

 

Korsacow provides a tool to tell stories through videos.

 

 

Storymap provides a tool to tell stories through maps

 


Soundslides provides a tool to tell stories combining photos with audio.

Media literacy training programmes serve as preventive strategies to identify and combat network threats.

One of the main objectives of media literacy is to combat disinformation and fake news through ethical lessons in accessing news and finding sources of information.


How to guide young people towards the evaluation of news

Media literacy helps us identify good uses and bad practices in the construction of our digital identity. It also provides us with the necessary skills to manage this identity in our personal and professional networks.


One of the major risks involved in Internet use is cyberbullying (including grooming and sexting). Media Literacy provides guidance on how to raise awareness and empower young people to stop these kinds of practices.

The overwhelming amount of information and the lack of critical thinking skills are factors that directly threaten learning processes in the classroom. This raises the need to include media consumption training programmes that tackle this issue.

Media literacy inclusion programmes offer the possibility of training disadvantaged groups in media consumption and the basic use of multimedia technology.

It is important to determine the benefits and possibilities offered by online accessibility, such as the improvement of usability and the exchange of information between different educational platforms.

Internet and social network addiction can lead to abnormal behaviors such as altered emotional states and isolation. Training courses for parents and teachers on Media Literacy combat this reality,


Media Literacy training helps uncover hate speech towards specific groups on social networks and aids in the fight for equal rights and freedom of expression.

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