Grounded in best classroom practice, this book aims to help you think about the role of media in children’s lives, and to teach about media effectively in your classroom. Three dimensions of media education for the 3-11 age range are highlighted: children’s own cultural experiences, the development of critical awareness, and opportunities for creative expression. The chapters are written by literacy advisors, leading academics, teacher-trainers, and classroom practitioners. In an increasingly digital world, media education is an essential part of good teaching, not just as a tool to teach the more traditional aspects of the curriculum, but in its own right as an essential part of literacy.

Social Networking Practices in Homes and Schools

Social Networking Practices in Homes and Schools
Social networking practices in homes and schools
Social Networking in the Home

Social networking services (SNS) have proliferated in the 21st century and are now enormously popular with teenagers and adults. Facebook, MySpace and Twitter all have millions of users across a wide variety of social groups. However, most of the research in this area has focused on young people or ...

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