From Apps to Robots: How to Evaluate Digital Media for Literacy Learning - Part 1 (Free webinar)
This is a free webinar from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).
In the age of media mentorship, how do children's librarians and educators know which new media to share with families? In this two part webinar series, four experts, including librarians and educators, will offer tips and strategies for identifying high quality new media (for ages 14 and under) that supports learning, literacy, inclusion, and family engagement.
New Media, Media Literacy, and Media Mentorship in the Library
The Right Media for the Job: Considering the How, When, Where and Why
Inclusion & Diversity in New Media: KIDMAP Toolkit and Evaluation Checklist
1. Participants will understand what media mentorship means.
2. Participants will learn how to evaluate a variety of technology tools with which children can explore and create, including cutting-edge diversity criteria.
3. Participants will gain strategies for choosing high quality new media that they can share with families in discussions about media literacy.
4. Participants will become more knowledgeable about the latest trends in new media.
Who Should Attend
Children’s librarians, school librarians, educators
[Part 2 takes place September 26
For details and to register, visit http://www.ala.org/alsc/apps-robots-how-evaluate-digital-media-literacy-learning-part-1
- Tuesday, September 19, 2017
- 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- Online - at your computer
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