What is media literacy?

Media Literacy is a 21st century approach to education. It provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and participate with messages in a variety of forms — from print to video to the Internet. Media literacy builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and self-expression necessary for citizens of a democracy.

With UpSavvy, students will learn about accessing, analyzing, evaluating, producing, and interpreting digital media.

UpSavvy media literacy lessons

  • Is every photo and video you see online real?
  • Giving credit for other people's work
  • Searching for the right information online
  • Understanding online misinformation
  • Rights and fair use for content creators
  • Finding information through online searches
  • Distinguishing legitimate from fake sources of information
  • Citing work of others effectively
  • How misinformation is promoted online
  • How machine learning technology recommends content
  • What are echo chambers and how to reach beyond them

Digital citizenship curriculum topics

About UpSavvy

UpSavvy provides one minute lessons for digital citizenship using interactive video format. It can be deployed with single sign-on and integrates with Google, Microsoft, Clever, ClassLink. UpSavvy was launched by former Googlers who helped over 4 million people learn how to use Google Apps.

Why UpSavvy works

  • 200+ bite size lessons with resources in a ready to go package.
  • Students learn about apps and scenarios they encounter online.
  • Teachers minimize their time investment with ready to go resources.
  • Admins integrate easily with school systems, with customization and reporting.
  • Parents access resources to understand their kids' use of technology.

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