Why Teach Media Literacy?

Why Teach Media Literacy?
  
 

Sourece :http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/media_literacy/why_teach_media_liter.cfm

Today’s definition of literacy is more than reading and writing. In order to be functionally literate in our media-saturated world, children and young people—in fact, all of us—have to be able to read the messages that daily inform us, entertain us and sell to us. As the Internet becomes a fact of life, the critical thinking skills that help young people navigate through traditional media are even more important.

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~ by bilalbadry on March 18, 2009.

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