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