11 Resources To Boost Student Media Literacy

Whether it’s recognizing fake news, media bias or just information overload, media literacy has never been more important.

Reading carefully and thinking critically have always been the basic tenets of media literacy, but those skills become more vital in the age of social media, citizen journalists, circular reporting and, yes, fake news. Those skills are the hallmarks of the Knowledge Constructor standard, which is part of the student section of the ISTE Standards. The organizations below offer tips, videos, curricula and lesson plans to help educators guide students in navigating the media landscape.