Friday, March 21, 2014

Literacy has taken on a whole knew twist in the 21st century. It is closely tied to the information processing the brain does - in all areas. This article is great and addresses one of the goals of the CCSS. Enjoy! Courtesy of Smart Brief!

Ideas for teaching media literacy under the common core
Under the Common Core State Standards, students are expected to be able to determine in what ways a filmed or live production -- such as a movie -- departs from the original story. In this article, Frank W. Baker, a media literacy education consultant, suggests several resources for teachers to help students determine the difference between history and a Hollywood adaptation, such as this year's Oscar-winning film "12 Years a Slave." MiddleWeb (3/19)Bookmark and Share

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