Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Culture and Classroom

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Corwin Press, Jul 12, 2011 - Education - 214 pages
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Integrate the power of media for a cutting-edge curriculum

This book by a leading authority on media literacy education shows secondary teachers how to use media to help students access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate messages in a wide variety of forms. The author demonstrates how to incorporate media literacy into the secondary classroom, providing the tools teachers need to:

  • Effectively foster students’ critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills
  • Integrate media literacy into every subject
  • Select meaningful media texts for use in the classroom

A companion website offers video demonstrations and sample lesson plans.


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Sara Zarr was raised in San Francisco, California, and now lives with her husband in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the author of The Lucy Variations, How to Save a Life, What We Lost, Sweethearts, and the National Book Award finalist Story of a Girl. Her website is
Tara Altebrando is an author of books for adults and teens, including The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life,Dreamland Social Club, What Happens Here and The Pursuit of Happiness. She lives with her family in Queens, New York. Her website is

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