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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

TSA, San Francisco USD/Pepperdine University
I have been an educator for twenty years. My focus has been on language acquisition and the humanities. In May, I will graduate with a doctorate in learning technologies. My research focused on long term english learners. It bridged academic language scaffolds with media making and... Read More →
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Sue Thotz

Senior Program Manager, Common Sense Education
Sue Thotz is the Senior Program Manager for Common Sense Education. In 2011, Sue began working for Common Sense providing keynotes, professional development workshops, conference presentations, and support for districts across Southern California. Prior to Common Sense, Sue was a... Read More →
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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
Smoketree C, Convention Center 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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