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Chapter 9: “Sounds Great, but I Don't Have Time!”: Getting Past the Barriers and Why It's Worth It
Given the potential benefits of media literacy education—for students, teachers, and the student-teacher relationship—why aren't more teachers doing it? If media literacy is clearly one of the key 21st-century skills that will empower students to succeed in school and after graduation, what are the barriers? And how can we get past them to integrate media literacy across the curriculum? We hope this book has filled part of the gap in teacher preparation that leaves so many educators without the knowledge or skills they need to integrate media literacy, but what about the other challenges?