Media Literacy
for the Digital Era

A School and District Guide to Navigating Modern Media

In a world of endless content streams, platforms, screen time, and generative AI, understanding and interpreting media is more important than ever. Yet, not all students have the strategies or knowledge to do so. Empower students to become informed media users with insights, strategies, key terms, classroom activities, and more.

Media Literacy
for the Digital Era

Media Literacy
for the Digital Era

A School and District Guide to Navigating Modern Media

In a world of endless content streams, platforms, screen time, and generative AI, understanding and interpreting media is more important than ever. Yet, not all students have the strategies or knowledge to do so. Empower students to become informed media users with insights, strategies, key terms, classroom activities, and more.

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Journey from the inked pages of newspapers to the instant digital world of TikTok. Witness the dramatic transformation of media, driven by technological innovation and societal changes, profoundly impacting education worldwide.

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Sharpen your information literacy expertise with research-driven workshops curated and delivered by a team of educational experts with real classroom experience. Each unique course explores essential learning guides, targeted strategies, and engaging activities to enrich every classroom.
This workshop is designed to help educators integrate rich multimedia resources and strategies into their curriculum to better support English Language Learners (ELL). It emphasizes the use of diverse multimedia resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
In this workshop, educators are guided on how to use Britannica’s Informational Texts to support students in processing complex informational text. This includes strategies for helping students make connections to past figures, events, and time periods, and engaging them in critical thinking and inquiry.

Processing Complex
Informational Text

The very big, very real task of today’s educators is to ignite the desire in students to discover while arming them with the judgment to wade through false and misleading information from questionable sources. Participants will receive a five-step guide to research that seamlessly teaches vital skills students will apply to research both in school now and in their college and career.

Ready for Research

This workshop is designed to help educators integrate rich multimedia resources and strategies into their curriculum to better support English Language Learners (ELL). It emphasizes the use of diverse multimedia resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
In this workshop, educators are guided on how to use Britannica’s Informational Texts to support students in processing complex informational text. This includes strategies for helping students make connections to past figures, events, and time periods, and engaging them in critical thinking and inquiry.

Processing Complex
Informational Text

The very big, very real task of today’s educators is to ignite the desire in students to discover while arming them with the judgment to wade through false and misleading information from questionable sources. Participants will receive a five-step guide to research that seamlessly teaches vital skills students will apply to research both in school now and in their college and career.

Ready for Research

"More than 50% of students are not even moderately confident in whether they can recognize false information online."

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Britannica uses a thorough and meticulous editorial process to deliver trusted information worldwide. As a result, students and educators across the globe have unparalleled access to expert knowledge across subject areas, while educators trust they are putting safe, appropriate, and vetted resources into the hands of students.

Editorial Process

Meet our
Editorial Team

Britannica uses a thorough and meticulous editorial process to deliver trusted information worldwide. As a result, students and educators across the globe have unparalleled access to expert knowledge across subject areas, while educators trust they are putting safe, appropriate, and vetted resources into the hands of students.
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A School and District Guide to Navigating Modern Media

Empower students to become informed media users with insights, strategies, key terms, classroom activities, and more.

A School and District Guide to Navigating Modern Media

Empower students to become informed media users with insights, strategies, key terms, classroom activities, and more.

Media Literacy for the Digital Era

A School and District Guide to Navigating Modern Media

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