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Friday, March 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Deepening Media Literacy Practices: Engaging Online + Building Digital Citizenship

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In this session, learn practical approaches to incorporate new digital citizenship tools from Common Sense into students’ digital citizenship practice.Then, get an articulation of the impact, challenges and strategies employed by San Francisco Unified School District to leveraged KQED resources to deepen media literacy practices.

Learning Outcome #1
Participants will identify key components needed for large scale implementation of media literacy with examples from a wide variety of districts’ professional learning supports and classroom implementation approaches.

Learning Outcome #2
Participants will learn strategies for integration of high quality free content from Common Sense and KQED to support online civic engagement and get examples of proven implementation approaches.

ISTE Teacher Standards 3b, 3c:Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency. Mentor students in safe, legal and ethical practices with digital tools and the protection of intellectual rights and property.

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Ricardo Elizalde

Teacher on Special Assignment, San Francisco Unified School District
Dr. Ricardo Omar Elizalde, Sr. honed his craft of teaching for more than 20 years in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). A lifelong learner, Ricardo started to experiment with multimedia projects early in his teaching career as an English and English learner teacher... Read More →
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Sue Thotz

Senior Project Manager, Common Sense Media
I'm the Senior Program Manager for Common Sense Education, a non-profit organization that provides free resources to parents and families. I'm based in LA and love it. Follow me on Twitter @suethotz.
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Almetria Vaba

Associate Director, KQED
Almetria Vaba works with organizations and education agencies in leveraging KQED's resources and services to advance media literacy in a variety of learning environments.


Friday March 15, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm AKDT
Smoketree C, Convention Center 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262