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resources facilitating the evaluation of media messages from a biblical worldview


  • Adventist Resource
    A Christian Educator's Critique of Television Advertising Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The heart of the paper explores some of the key areas of controversy in the industry today from the perspective of Christian principles and concerns...suggestions are offered for how the conscientious disciple of Christ should respond and relate to these issues appropriately--in the career setting or in the family room." This paper was presented at the 3rd Institute of Christian Teaching.

  • CML - Center for Media Literacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Newsletters, lesson plans, research, and teaching materials to support greater media literacy in schools and organizations.

  • Common Sense Media Preschool-Lifelong
    Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

  • Adventist Resource
    Critical Thinking and the Media Kindergarten--3
    We are inevitably influenced by what the media blitz hits us with every day. We become like what we behold and it is important to critically sift through the barrage, recognize bias, understand the various persuasion techniques used, make informed decisions about fact, fiction, opinion, and to dig for Truth.

  • Deceptive Advertising - Crossing the Line Grade 9-Grade 12
    This free lesson examines "the ground rules for the advertising of goods and services, who sets them, and who enforces them."

  • eThemes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "eThemes is your source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance your teaching and save you time. eThemes provides free, fast access to over 2,500 collections of websites."

  • Adventist Resource
    Film Analysis - Faces of Jesus Grade 7-Grade 12
    The purpose of this lesson plan is to teach students the various aspects of film-making by leading them through analysis of a variety of film clips, each depicting the same event in the life of Christ as portrayed in the films. Discussion on communicating through film is included.

  • Adventist Resource
    From Homo Sapiens to Homo Videns Tertiary-Lifelong
    Pereyra talks about homo sapiens turning into homo videns. We have gone from abstract thinking to living in the age of images.

  • Globalization101.org Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Globalization101.org provides information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Our goal is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers."

  • Adventist Resource
    Guidelines for Good Reading Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Forest Lake Education Center's concise set of guidelines for selecting and evaluating what is worth reading from an Adventist Christian perspective. Share with students, parents, and faculty.

  • Adventist Resource
    How to Choose What We Watch Tertiary-Lifelong
    "With multiple channels accessible at the press of a button and with videos and movies available throughout day or night, the visual media poses a dilemma for Seventh-day Adventists.* Much of it appears fundamentally at odds with our faith. Violence,...

  • Media Awareness Grade 3-Grade 12
    This service supports media education in the home, school and community. It provides Canadians and others with information and "food for thought" on our fast-evolving media culture.

  • Christian Resource
    Media Awareness - Hidden Persuaders Grade 5-Grade 12
    Media messages surround our students who are influenced to buy, do, or be whatever the media is selling. The media often portrays a lifestyle that is not consistent with Christian values. Learning the "hidden persuaders" in advertising and politics can help students make better choices as they form their worldview.

  • Media Education Foundation Grade 7-Lifelong
    "The Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical reflection on the social, political and cultural impact of American mass media."

  • Media Literacy for Prevention, Critical Thinking and Self-Esteem Grade 6-Grade 12
    This site is developed by Dr Peter DeBenedittis who is dedicated to creating a cultural revolution around media. Using state-of-the-art multimedia deconstructions, Peter can educate, while entertaining, on the topics of tobacco prevention, underage and binge drinking, violence prevention, eating disorders, body image, parenting around media, and consumerism.

  • Media Literacy Now Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This website gives educators resources for integrating media literacy in classroom curriculum as well as providing ideas on news, legislation, and how to take action on this issue.

  • Adventist Resource
    Media Messages - Do They Affect Our Youth? Kindergarten--3
    How do media messages affect society, particularly young people? The results show that by age 70, most people will have watched television for between 7-10 years of their lives.

  • MediaLiteracy.com Grade 5-Lifelong
    Why media literacy? Media products entertain us, inform us, and help us connect to our community and the world. But public relations spin, violence packaged as entertainment, hyper-commercialization, news bias, digital photo manipulation and other issues provide many reasons why both children and adults must become media literate.

  • Adventist Resource
    Our HAPPY FEET Predicament Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Reflecting on their school's decision as to whether students should view the movie, Happy Feet, Ian Mighty reviews media ratings, Adventist values and biblical perspectives in an insightful media literacy summary for parents and teachers.

  • P21 - Media Literacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    P21, or Partnerships for 21st Century Learning, provides resources for educators, policymakers, and the community to promote a greater awareness of media issues and a higher level of general media literacy.

  • PBS Teacher Resource Page Preschool-Grade 12
    Utilize these free resources from the Public Broadcasting Service. Resources include video and audio clips, documents, lesson plans, and more. You can find resources for Pre-K through grade 12 for all subject area.

  • Christian Resource
    Plugged In - Christian Media Reviews Preschool-Lifelong
    Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to equip parents, youth leaders, ministers and teens with essential tools to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live.

  • Christian Resource
    Questions of Discernment in Dealing with Todays Entertainment Media Grade 7-Lifelong
    Christian spotlight reviews current videos or films, and links to articles and research on the impact of media.

  • Adventist Resource
    Screening the Screen - Media Literacy and the Christian Grade 9-Lifelong
    In today's society, we often are overrun with media. How do we know what content is appropriate for a Christian? Steyn gives a five key point outline that will help you decide if your choices are affecting you positively or negatively. "We...

  • Surfing the Net with Kids - Websites for Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reviewed and rated websites for children. Barbara Feldman, a syndicated columnist and former computer consultant and programmer updates this website frequently, providing links to all sites reviewed.

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching Diversity and Media Literacy through Drama Grade 9-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session demonstrated "how dramatic texts can be useful tools for teaching diversity and media literacy in high school classrooms. The co-presenters [discussed] strategies for assignment design to meet NAD and Common Core...

  • Technology Literacy Grade 6-Grade 8
    "How can students become technology literate while learning language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and fine arts?" This Intel website provides lesson plans, discussion threads, and general support for integrating technology into the curriculum.

  • Adventist Resource
    Television - Terrible or Terrific? Grade 1-Lifelong
    Television is neither all good, nor all bad. Arguments are presented for each.

  • Adventist Resource
    Television and Violence - A Christian Response to the Debate over Effects Grade 9-Lifelong
    Reynaud talks about research on the effects of television in correlation to violence.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Impact of Computer Literacy and Library Anxiety on Students' Library Experience Tertiary
    Despite growing up with technology, are college freshmen well prepared for library research, or does their computer savvy actually put them at a disadvantage? Do other factors such as library anxiety affect students’ research experience? How can secondary educators better prepare their students for the leap from a small school library to a large college or university library? How can college librarians make new students’ first library experience a positive one? These questions are addressed in this article.

  • The Journal of Media Literacy Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An online, open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that supports the development of research, scholarship and the pedagogy of media literacy education.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Same Story Told Differently Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ is the same story told differently, and so our reactions will come from our varying perspectives.

  • Christian Resource
    TV Spotlight - Christian Answers.net Grade 1-Lifelong
    Review TV program ranking from a Christian worldview. Or link to movie and eGame reviews, Christian films and what's coming in Christian spotlight on entertainment.