Julie teaches in the School of Communication at Webster University in St Louis where she teaches media literacy and media-related courses. She is the author of “Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save our Plugged-in World” and travels nationally and internationally speaking on the importance of critically consuming media messages and being aware of how the media impact our world. She also then gives activities and resources that can be used by all ages.
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN PODCAST:
Common Sense Media - Videos and lesson plans for educators
National Association for Media Literacy Education - Check out their Resources page!
Center for Media Literacy - Evidence-based curricula and framework available.
News Literacy Project (Checkology tool) -
#medialiteracy on Twitter, and follow Julie Smith @julnilsmith for great resources.