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6 Media Education Reads Worth Your Time in August

6 Media Education Reads Worth Your Time in August

By August 20, 2015 News No Comments

Check out our collection of media education reads for August that we think are worth your time. In no particular order:

Joel Klein Amplify tablet

Joel Klein with an Amplify tablet

– NewsCorp has announced it is selling Amplify Education after just three years, at a possible loss of more than $370 million. Here are 3 reasons why one of the biggest names in edtech failed.

– Maybe this is the year you should integrate social media in your classroom. One middle school principal makes a case for how channels like Twitter and Instagram can be harnessed for teaching.

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– Speaking of edtech, here are 4 trends teachers should watch as the new school year kicks off.

– More proof that talking back to media works! How one Ohio mother’s social media efforts led to Target’s decision to drop gender-based labels in stores.

– It’s SXSWedu voting season, and we’ve rounded up a few faves that are getting our thumbs-up for Austin in 2016.

– Writing about race can be tricky territory to navigate as a journalist, so Race Forward came out with a best practice guide. Even if you’re not a journalist, we think you’ll be fascinated by these suggestions for framing a media narrative often rife with controversy.

What did we miss? Tell us in the comments!

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