Today’s world is saturated by media messages. Youth spend an average of 10 hours and forty-five minutes with media per day. (source) Food and beverage marketers spend $150 million every year to reach K-12 youth directly in schools. (source) 92% of youth go online daily. (source) As a parent, you should be working with your child’s school and teacher to make sure media literacy is part of the curriculum.Despite the amount of time youth spend with media, studies indicate they lack some basic media literacy skills.
Talk to your child’s teacher about signing up to be a MLW teacher partner. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Talk to your child’s school about becoming a MLW organizational partner. Email email@example.com for more details.
Support the call for an internationally recognized Global Media and Information Literacy Week by signing the petition here.
Register for FREE NAMLE membership.
Contact NAMLE to discuss NAMLE Organizational Partnership for your school or organization.
For general inquiries about Media Literacy Week, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general inquiries about NAMLE, contact us at email@example.com.