Teaching Media Literacy with myON News
Strong media literacy skills are critical for college and career readiness. But with so much unreliable information on the Internet, many educators are cautious about bringing news stories and other online content into the classroom.
In this session, you’ll see how myON News helps you incorporate daily news into your curriculum while ensuring this news is reliable, clearly sourced, and written specifically for kids.
The presentation is divided into three sessions you can watch in any order:
- The Critical Role of Media Literacy (16:30)
- The Student Experience in myON News (18:00)
- The Teacher Experience in myON News (29:30)
You’ll also see how myON News provides embedded multi-media supports, along with instant access to related digital books, to foster greater student engagement and more nonfiction reading.
Russell Kahn is editor-in-chief of News-O-Matic, which provides the content for myON News. He holds degrees in journalism and elementary education and is the author of several books for K–12 students.
Lisa Lysne is Senior Product Marketing Manager for Literacy at Renaissance. In this role, she works with educators across the US to support best practice use of Renaissance literacy solutions.
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