Digital Life 101

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Let's start with some vocabulary!

MEDIA: communication, including television, radio, and newspapers, that often reaches and impacts a large audience.

DIGITAL MEDIA: electronic devices and media platforms such as computers, cell phones, the Internet, digital video, social networking sites, video games, and virtual worlds that allow users to create communicate, and interact with one another or with the device or application itself.

SIMILE: a literary device for comparing two unlike things.

What is YOUR media life like??

These resources are from Common Sense Media's Digital Literacy Curriculum