Media Literacy

Santa Fe study guide: Have school shootings become part of American culture?

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Learn about the lives of the eight students and two teachers killed in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th. Continue reading

How to discuss what’s happening in Gaza and Israel with your students

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A total of 61 Palestinians, including eight children, have been killed since Monday by Israeli gunfire along the Gaza border as the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Who, what, when, where, why do hyperpartisan news sites exist?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Video summary PBS NewsHour’s four-part series on “Junk News” explores who is behind creating inflammatory news sites and why. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien…read more

March For Our Lives: Ways to debrief with students this week

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While other events make the news headlines, the March For Our Lives is likely still playing a key part in your students’ lives, even those who may not have attended any events over the weekend. Use these videos and student voice pieces to debrief on the March and discuss next steps forward. Continue reading

Does Trump’s school safety plan make schools safer?

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The Trump Administration shared its plan to end school shootings on Sunday. It was met with wide criticism for not doing enough to address the problem. Continue reading

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