Planet Of Media

Media Literacy

Aleksandra Danilović

eTwinning ambassador in Serbia
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Mastering the Media

This seminar have introduced participants to the main elements of the blended learning methods in the online tool Stories that Move. Toolbox against discrimination are developed by the Anne Frank House and partners, is freely available to use.

Learning Media Literacy and Fake News with Lie Detectors

Online Seminar have been organised on April, Monday 29th. Participants could to learn more about Lie Detectors, a Brussels based NGO that "aims to turn schoolchildren in Europe aged 10-15 into powerful lie detectors and critical thinkers in a world increasingly populated by propaganda and distorted facts online, empowering them to understand news media, make informed choices and resist peer pressure as they assemble their worldview.".
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Teachers have said in the forum

"By teaching media literacy, you can start with the Ten Commandments of the Ethics of Computing or the ISC code of ethics. It would also be a good idea to make them reflect on the dangers of the internet, the misuse of the machines and the addictions they may even create, through images, experiences and after they write their reflections."

Andrea García Fernández

"Our library is just bringing press to our 3rd. and 4th. grade classes by reading or watching news articles, in a project shared with Osnovna Skola Tunaj, from Karlovac, Croatia. We choose news articles that are appealing to childreen and that may set a discussion on social, environmental or ethical issues. The discussion follows an adapted version of Mathew Lipmann's method for philosophy for childreen.

For now, our main concern is to develop reading literacy, speach and social skills, autonomy and freedom of thought, childreen's awareness about what's happening around them and a link between school and families. Once this goals are achieved, we may start thinking about developing a critic attitude towards media."

Paulo Sousa

"Teaching media literacy you may start with the 'Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics or the ISC code of ethics. There are also interesting lesson plans available on teaching 'digital citizenship' so that pupils take ownership of their digital lives:

You can help students consume media wisely by making them first consider and reflect their media use so far and by discussing what they themselves would like to change to become more 'enlightened' media users. There are helpful videos that demonstrate how you can test news on their reliability."

Beate Vollmer

"Learning "with media" does not mean the same as learning "for the media"

There is no hour where it is not studied through the media and with the media, the press, the radio, the television, the internet, the music, the book, the theater, the film ... students to acquire competences, understanding, the ability to interpret them,

The most common example of media literacy is the study of the mother tongue, but also in other subjects. But it would be good to introduce and there is a special subject, mandatory or optional. Plus, additional activities related to school sections, newspapers, editions for young people, etc."

Daniela Panajotova

Hüseyin Polat Özel Eğitim Uygulama Okulu, Yenişehir / Mersin

"we are informed about the use of secure internet and media literacy. special children's special education school should be given a careful media literacy lesson."
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Voting results

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Daniela Panajotova

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Breaking News from 3rd graders, 3rd PS of Agios Nikolaos

Media and people, College of Ecology, Moldova

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"Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev" Primary school, Razgrad, Bulgaria

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1st Primary School of Pyrgos, Greece

Thanos, in the 6th grade, who has been an eTwinner for 3 years, made this painting
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