My World Media Literacy

BBC's My World Media Literacy series is freely available on Curio.ca until June 30th

BBC Learning and Microsoft Education, in partnership with BBC World Service, deliver a powerful media literacy initiative for educators and students ages 11 through 14, designed to help students determine fact from fiction in the news.  This suite of resources includes 10 lesson plans with curriculum extensions, 10 dynamically produced video segments from the BBC World Service, and a professional development introduction video to help educators kick start the use of the My World education element in their classrooms. 

The My World Media Literacy program aims to accurately inform students about what is happening around them and bring a deeper understanding of the different issues their peers face in other parts of the world. 

*After June 30th, Curio’s BBC Channel subscribers will continue to have access to the series.

Episodes

My World Media Literacy How do journalists earn our trust? New

Every day, journalists work hard to maintain the trust of their readers and viewers. The most important way to do this is through accurate reporting and complete transparency. But when reported information is found to be wrong, it is the responsibility of the journalists to update and correct it quickly and be open and transparent. In today’s world, misinformation can ...
  • 2020
  • 00:03:04
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2020

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Teacher Guide(s)

  • My World Lesson 10: How Do Journalists Earn Trust?