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Media Literacy - For Parents

$4.99

Donate an extra $2.00 and we will give a copy of Understanding Media to a school in Ontario for free.

Price: $4.99* (PLUS S&H + TAX)

In a time when it can be hard to separate fact from fiction in the news we read daily, it’s more important than ever that youth develop media literacy skills. Understanding Media is designed to encourage youth to engage with, reflect on, and think critically about the media they encounter on a daily basis.

This resource was developed for classroom teachers and students, but can easily be adapted for parents to use at home with their kids. 

You’ll receive: One copy of an 8-page, newspaper-style, activity section and a teacher/parent guide.

The content is suitable for kids between the ages of 10-13.

*There is a $2.96 shipping charge per package for all orders within Ontario.

For a preview, please click here.

About the writers:

Kathleen Tilly previously worked in adult and child education both in the private and public sectors. Most recently, Kathleen worked as a corporate trainer and instructor for Janssen Ortho (a company of Johnson & Johnson), developing and presenting curriculum and training materials for sales representatives. Previously she an Instructional Leader of literacy in the Toronto District School Board, where she worked with teachers to develop their literacy programs. She also spent 6 years as an elementary teacher with the Toronto District School Board and at Havergal College. She has a B.A. in Art History from Dalhousie University, teaching qualifications from the University of Edinburgh and a M.Ed from OISE, U of T. In addition, Kathleen is a co-founder of the news website for children, www.teachingkidsnews.com

Jonathan Tilly is an elementary school teacher with The Toronto District School Board. He has taught Grades 1 – 8, including special education. Jonathan has been a speaker at conferences in Canada and the United States on the subjects of child development and psychology. He has a B.A. in Philosophy from The University of King’s College and an M.A. in Child Study from The Institute of Child Study (OISE). Jonathan is a co-founder of the news website for children, www.teachingkidsnews.com 

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