SPOTLIGHT

Flyer for Media Literacy Week Event Title: Digital Citizens Unite! A Panel on Navigating the Age of NEW Media Time: Wednesday October 25, 6-7 pm PST Location: Renton Highlands Library 2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA 98056 Description: Join us for an engaging panel discussion on what it means to thrive as a digital citizen in the age of confusing and unreliable information environments. Gain insights, ask questions, and leave empowered to take charge of your digital presence and make more informed choices. More info: https://libguides.rtc.edu/medialiteracy

Join us for an engaging panel discussion on what it means to thrive as a digital citizen in the age of confusing and unreliable information environments. For more info on this hybrid event and our panelists: libguides.rtc.edu/medialiteracy

GOVERNOR'S PROCLAMATION

Governor Jay Inslee proclaims October 23-27, 2023 Media Literacy Week.

Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed October 23-27, 2023 as Media Literacy Week in the state of Washington… “children need the help, attention and support from parents, teachers, and community in learning how to navigate the digital world safely and develop digital citizenship skills.”

NEW CURRICULUM

Check out this nutrition curriculum created by an elementary school team from Kent School District. Shawn Sheller, AME’s Vice Chair, was the team’s lead. Explore how marketing can influence our food choices. This curriculum, created with support from Washington’s Media Literacy Grant Program, is packed with activities and ideas designed to encourage healthy eating.

TEEN VOICES

Teens have several thoughts and ideas to share with us when talking about the importance of becoming media literate. Here are some posters created by Michael Danielson’s students at Seattle Preparatory School. Michael is AME’s Chairperson