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Looking Behind the Screen: Critical Media Literacy Gives Us Tools to Understand How Media Shapes Our Perception of Others and the World
Critical Media Literacy seeks to equip people with the tools to be independent media users, free from oppression or restrictions by others.
Schools should not only expose students to basic green skills, they should also highlight the various pathways students might take to employ these skills in the workplace and grow their capacity to have a tremendous impact on their communities and the world.
Though web3 is still in its infancy, there are trends emerging that can help guide us towards practices that can help us prepare young people for the next generation of the web.
There is a wide array of resources available that support learning through digital games and established approaches for integrating games into the school curriculum. Some fit easily into existing teaching practices and have seen widespread adoption, including platforms like Kahoot!
While edtech products do demonstrate potential in aiding student learning, more weight needs to be given to formative education technology research that focuses on improving product features and implementation protocols, which are currently impeding student progress on many education technology solutions.
Launchpad, a new initiative from Building21, that is helping high school students gain the skills they need to get connected to good paying jobs in the tech industry highlights #CSEdWeek.
Students today can benefit from having a personal manifesto, which is a statement of purpose and a script for action to anchor you in your values when you’re faced with dilemmas. Educators can help students create their personal manifesto with a flexible series of exercises, which can then be shared with a larger group to deepen their understanding of each other.