The power of the media prevails

The National Association for Media Literacy Education, or NAMLE, will host the first national Media Literacy Week Nov. 2-6. Inspired by Canada’s Media Literacy week, this event will highlight the power of media literacy education, as well as the significance of media in education.


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Also, Media Literacy Week will showcase the work of media literacy educators and organizations around the country. According to NAMLE, the mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.

NAMLE urges educators to get involved with Media Literacy Week by planning events for both their students and the community. Suggestions in- clude hosting a webinar about media literacy, holding a de- bate or panel discussion about privacy in the media, as well as gathering teachers for a profes- sional development workshop.

For more information about Media Literacy Week, visit

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