Beyond the Page

Media Literacy and using non-traditional texts for analysis

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Social Media as an a Basis for Analysis

Social media platforms are continuing to develop new and more engaging ways to attract young people to gain followers. From popular music artists to the White House, social media is continuing to grow as a platform to deliver information, not just for connecting with friends and family. It is part of our professional responsibility to help students understand, analyze, and act upon information they take in from these kinds of sources. As an on-going part of our work to bring relevant and engaging materials to our students, consider integrating lessons on media literacy as a part of deep level analysis.

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