Economics teacher offers manual on consumer economics and media literacy for middle school teachers

2019-03-10T17:00:53-04:00March 10th, 2019|Stories|

By Jim Wasserman, economics teacher, author, MLN guest blogger

Like most economics teachers, I presented the consumer world to students as a place they would be a part of in the future, a place filled with rational

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Media observations: Groping is funny! Also, sexist abusers in Hollywood victimize all of us

2018-01-27T12:34:29-04:00January 25th, 2018|Stories|

By Erin McNeill, Founder, Media Literacy Now

Just weeks after Al Franken announced he would resign his Senate seat for his groping ways, a Boston gynecological surgeon thought it would be funny to include

Using fake news to teach web credibility to middle school students

2017-01-19T14:05:18-04:00January 19th, 2017|Stories|

By Bob Thomas, Education Technology Specialist at Michael Driscoll School, a K-8 school in Brookline, Massachusetts

Fake news has been a topic of great interest in the past few months. Recently, I took adv

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