Creating and Consuming Media Messages with Purpose: A Guide for Educators
In Creating and Consuming Media Messages with Purpose, authors Jennifer W. Shewmaker, Ph.D. and Amy Boone, M.Ed. combine current research with easy to implement activities, equipping students with practical skills for becoming effective consumers and creators of media.
Media messages are prevalent and powerful, and increased media exposure means children must learn to be purposeful, healthy consumers and creators of media. This book benefits middle school teachers and counselors with an introduction to identity development and media’s effects on it combined with classroom activities for students. Grounded in research and with lessons focused on different aspects of media, Creating and Consuming Media Messages with Purpose provides middle school teachers with lesson plans promoting skills for active media consumption and creation.