"Media Literacy + Social Justice" Community

Many teachers use media texts and tools to discuss with students social issues:

Gender

Race

Physical ability

Religion

Class

Sexuality

How to help these teachers connect?

Learn from each other?

Support each other?

COMMUNITY!!!

This community will share best practices developed by teachers

And use research produced by scholars

Research shows that when we talk about social justice issues using media, we need to:

Talk about COMPLEXITY of media texts

Develop students' EMPATHY

Help students listen to and hear opposing points of view

And use their knowledge and skills for
SOCIAL CHANGE

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