Take advantage of our great partner resources and ideas on this page to help you plan your participation in Media Literacy Week.  You can also get the latest up-to-the-minute Media Literacy news articles from around the globe at the bottom of our Media Literacy Week Resources page.

Email us at medialiteracyweek@namle.net to receive a link to the dropbox folder with all the Media Literacy Week logos. You are free to use the logos on your website and in promotional materials for your community event or in your classroom.

Check out these resources and ideas to help you plan your participation in Media Literacy Week. Please email us any additional resource links you think we should add.

2016 Media Literacy Week Toolkit available here. 2017 update coming soon.

Am I Doing Media Literacy in My Class

Is media literacy education happening in your classroom? It might be helpful and you just don’t know it! Click here to find out what the six core principles of ML are, as well as helpful ideas for implementing ML inquiry and production based activities in your classroom.

Implementing Media Literacy in Your Classroom

This guide is for teachers of all levels and all classrooms to incorporate media literacy into their instruction. There are many educators who are interested in teaching media literacy, but may not know where to find assistance. This is where NAMLE and this guidebook come in!

Why Media Literacy Week Matters by Frank W. Baker

Includes a comprehensive guide for understanding the core concepts of ML, as well as practical ways to implement ML in any K-12 classroom with engaging lesson plan ideas.

NAMLE Organizational Partners

A list of NAMLE partners as well as links to each partner website which include rich stories, project ideas and other ML initiatives.

NAMLE Resource Hub

The Resource Hub is a collective ‘smackdown’ of curricula and other useful links that serve, intersect and represent the broad array of stakeholders in media literacy education that comprise our membership.

Center for Media Literacy 25Lessons

A wonderful guide for teachers, this resource will help you go from theory to practice in implementing media literacy instruction in your classroom.

Participant Media’s This is Media – Free Resource for Teachers

This Is Media is a fresh look at our role in today’s media landscape as consumers and makers. Including compelling interviews with digital pioneers, this documentary reveals the balancing act between being connected, responsible and private. The documentary runs approximately 23 minutes – perfect for one class session.

Canadian Media Literacy Week

Canadian Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Co-led by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), the week puts a spotlight on the importance of digital and media literacy as key components in the education of children and young people. The page features lots of great information on events, resources and other important ML information.

Media Literacy Clearinghouse

MLC’s mission is to assist K-12 educators in learning about, and teaching, media literacy. Helpful ideas on integrating medial literacy in any classroom as well as lots of great resources.

Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy

The Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. This website features news, themes, events, publications and communication documents that the GAPMIL uses in its mission.

By Any Media Necessary: Mapping Youth and Participatory Politics

Media, Activism, and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project is comprised of a group of multidisciplinary scholars based at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Find a broad range of MAPP’s multimedia resources here!

Student Reporting Labs (SRL) offers a media literacy classroom tips, strategies and curriculum for students of all ages.
A great lesson on photo manipulation from the “Visual Literacy” Cyber Civics (“Media Literacy For Positive Participation”).
A Tap, Click, Read Toolkit to promote Early Literacy in a World of Screens. Includes

14 free tips,sheets, discussion guides, and other resources for community leaders, educators, and parent liaisons.

To share your ideas and add resources, please email medialiteracyweek@namle.net.