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Friday, March 23 • 10:35am - 11:20am
Keynote Follow-up: News and Media Literacy: Building Critical Consumers and Creators

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More and more, young people (and adults) are getting their news online and from social media. There is also the increasingly problematic issue of fake news and determining credible news sources online. In an age of pervasive, fast, and on-demand information, there is a need for educators and parents to teach news and media literacy to kids. Jeff Mao, former Senior Director for Common Sense Education and Education Technology Director for the Maine Department of Education will lead us on an exploration of news and media literacy, including:

• Why news and media literacy is more important than ever
• Latest research on kids and news
• What is “fake news” and how to spot it
• Ways teachers can integrate news and media literacy into their curriculum
• Rubrics you can use to assess students’ understanding of news literacy

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Jeff Mao

Senior Strategic Education Outreach Manager, Wonder Workshop
Jeff was the Senior Director for Education at nonprofit Common Sense Education.  He has also dedicated his time to the Future Ready Schools initiative, which works with K-12 school leaders to develop and implement personalized digital learning plans that will benefit all student... Read More →

Friday March 23, 2018 10:35am - 11:20am
Regency IV

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