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Views on the News: Media Literacy Empowerment Competencies in the Elementary Grades<br />Renee Hobbs<br />Temple Universit...
http://kidult.com<br />
Strengthen reading comprehension<br />
Build background knowledge<br />
Contribute to citizenship skills<br />
Suport the development of empathy<br />
Bridge between home and school<br />
Spark intellectual curiosity<br />
Develop critical thinking<br />
Support communication and collaboration skills<br />
Program Elements<br />Summer Program for Children<br />Staff Development Program<br />Curriculum Development<br />In-Schoo...
DESCRIBE: Inside the Frame<br />IMAGINE: Outside the Frame<br />
For a few hours over the weekend, a stretch of Madison Avenue in the Flatiron district became an unlikely cash-free zone f...
ASK QUESTIONS: What do you want to know?<br />LEARN MORE: Gather new information by reading or listening<br />REFLECT: Wha...
Digital and Media Literacy  Competencies<br /> <br />Engaging: connecting to lived experience and stimulating curiosity an...
Case Studies<br />Grade 1: Share Emotional Response to Build Empathy <br />Grade 2: Engage and Reframe to Understand Child...
Share Emotional Response<br />
Engage and Reframe<br />
Create a News Broadcast<br />
Stage a Mock Debate<br />
Talk Back to the News Media<br />
Case Studies<br />Grade 1: Share Emotional Response to Build Empathy <br />Grade 2: Engage and Reframe to Understand Child...
Digital and Media Literacy  Competencies<br /> <br />Engaging: connecting to lived experience and stimulating curiosity an...
Issues to Consider<br /><ul><li>Empathy vs. spectacle in response to disaster news
Pros and cons of learning the news formula
Access and control issues: who selects content?
Influence of parent-community world view
Skepticism v cynicism
Teacher anxieties about bringing news into the classroom
Dissemination of youth voices responding to news and current events</li></li></ul><li>News Literacy: What Works<br />News ...
Start from the Learner’s Interests<br />
Connect Comprehension and Analysis<br />
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Views on the News: Media Literacy Empowerment Competencies in the Elementary Grades

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Renee Hobbs offers instructional strategies about teaching about and with news and currents events to students in Grades K - 6 using a series of case studies from the Powerful Voices for Kids program in Philadelphia.

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Views on the News: Media Literacy Empowerment Competencies in the Elementary Grades

  1. 1. Views on the News: Media Literacy Empowerment Competencies in the Elementary Grades<br />Renee Hobbs<br />Temple University<br />International Reading Association, Orlando FL<br />May 9, 2011<br />
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  4. 4. http://kidult.com<br />
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  6. 6. Strengthen reading comprehension<br />
  7. 7. Build background knowledge<br />
  8. 8. Contribute to citizenship skills<br />
  9. 9. Suport the development of empathy<br />
  10. 10. Bridge between home and school<br />
  11. 11. Spark intellectual curiosity<br />
  12. 12. Develop critical thinking<br />
  13. 13. Support communication and collaboration skills<br />
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  15. 15. Program Elements<br />Summer Program for Children<br />Staff Development Program<br />Curriculum Development<br />In-School Mentoring<br />Parent Outreach<br />Research and Assessment<br />
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  17. 17. DESCRIBE: Inside the Frame<br />IMAGINE: Outside the Frame<br />
  18. 18. For a few hours over the weekend, a stretch of Madison Avenue in the Flatiron district became an unlikely cash-free zone for the Sikh Day Parade. Left to right, the brothers BradhamCheema, 4, PahulpreetCheema, 7, and SamarpreetCheema, 3,  enjoyed their dishes near Madison Square Park.<br />Credit: Michael Appleton for The New York Times MORE PHOTOS <br />
  19. 19. ASK QUESTIONS: What do you want to know?<br />LEARN MORE: Gather new information by reading or listening<br />REFLECT: What’s important here?<br />COMPOSE: Share what you have learned <br />
  20. 20. Digital and Media Literacy Competencies<br /> <br />Engaging: connecting to lived experience and stimulating curiosity and motivation<br />Locating: finding and selecting information <br />Comprehending: constructing meaning through active interpretation<br />Analyzing: identifying author, audience, purpose and point of view and examining the relationship between form and content <br />Evaluating: making judgments about the value and worth of a particular message<br />Communicating: composing or creating a message using the processes of brainstorming, composition and revision.<br />Taking Action: disseminating a message to an authentic audience for the purpose of making a difference in the world outside the classroom<br /> <br />
  21. 21. Case Studies<br />Grade 1: Share Emotional Response to Build Empathy <br />Grade 2: Engage and Reframe to Understand Children’s Interpretation Processes<br />Grade 3: Create a News Broadcast to Explore the Conventions of Journalism<br />Grade 4: Debate a Current Events Controversy<br />Grade 5: Talk Back to the News Media <br />
  22. 22. Share Emotional Response<br />
  23. 23. Engage and Reframe<br />
  24. 24. Create a News Broadcast<br />
  25. 25. Stage a Mock Debate<br />
  26. 26. Talk Back to the News Media<br />
  27. 27. Case Studies<br />Grade 1: Share Emotional Response to Build Empathy <br />Grade 2: Engage and Reframe to Understand Children’s Interpretation Processes<br />Grade 3: Create a News Broadcast to Explore the Conventions of Journalism<br />Grade 4: Debate a Current Events Controversy<br />Grade 5: Talk Back to the News Media <br />
  28. 28. Digital and Media Literacy Competencies<br /> <br />Engaging: connecting to lived experience and stimulating curiosity and motivation<br />Locating: finding and selecting information <br />Comprehending: constructing meaning through active interpretation<br />Analyzing: identifying author, audience, purpose and point of view and examining the relationship between form and content <br />Evaluating: making judgments about the value and worth of a particular message<br />Communicating: composing or creating a message using the processes of brainstorming, composition and revision.<br />Taking Action: disseminating a message to an authentic audience for the purpose of making a difference in the world outside the classroom<br /> <br />
  29. 29. Issues to Consider<br /><ul><li>Empathy vs. spectacle in response to disaster news
  30. 30. Pros and cons of learning the news formula
  31. 31. Access and control issues: who selects content?
  32. 32. Influence of parent-community world view
  33. 33. Skepticism v cynicism
  34. 34. Teacher anxieties about bringing news into the classroom
  35. 35. Dissemination of youth voices responding to news and current events</li></li></ul><li>News Literacy: What Works<br />News Literacy: What Works<br />
  36. 36. Start from the Learner’s Interests<br />
  37. 37. Connect Comprehension and Analysis<br />
  38. 38. Ask Critical Questions and Listen Well<br />
  39. 39. Focus on Constructedness<br />
  40. 40. Use Collaborative Multimedia Composition to Produce Meaningful and Authentic Communication<br />
  41. 41. Make Connections between the Classroom and the World <br />
  42. 42. Renee Hobbs<br />Temple University<br />School of Communications and Theater<br />Media Education Lab<br />Philadelphia PA <br />http://mediaeducationlab.com<br />Email: renee.hobbs@temple.edu<br />

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