A new literacy: Teaching visual media


Engaging students in creating and analyzing still images and films is a key strategy for teaching the 21st-century skill of visual media literacy. In the first segment of a two-part MiddleWeb article, professional development consultant Frank Baker relates the story of a fourth-grade class that researched, wrote and produced public service announcements and deepened their understanding about the language of film. Next: Visual media & the Common Core. Read more.

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