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A conference to encourage K-12 educators to rethink the notion of what literacy is and how it can best be taught in the digital media age.

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Saturday, May 13 • 12:45 - 14:15
Multimedia Literacy - reading and interpreting forms of media

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Fake news, propaganda and “alternative facts” have never been more of a threat to democracy than now. We owe it to our students to prepare them to navigate a complicated media landscape of video, social media and websites - in other words, to become media literate. This session will review the ways in which our students can read and interpret different forms of media, and give you the tools your students need to become literate in the media of now.


This session will connect to several of the learning outcomes in the IB Diploma Language and Literature syllabus, but also be applicable English teachers of younger students.



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Michael Hernandez

Educator speaker and author
With nearly two decades of experience, Michael brings practical classroom knowledge to bear when developing innovative teaching and learning strategies, and helping others do the same in their schools. His goal is to empower students and teachers to affect positive change in the... Read More →


Saturday May 13, 2017 12:45 - 14:15
Gallery Rooms 1&2 High School and Administration Block, Level 4

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