Screen Smarts: Raising Media-Literate Kids

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Sure to be the definitive sourcebook on media literacy, this book addresses all the vital media-related issues for children through the age of 14 and offers proactive strategies for supporting children's optimal development in a media age.
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Sure to be the definitive sourcebook on media literacy, this book addresses all the vital media-related issues for children through the age of 14 and offers proactive strategies for supporting children's optimal development in a media age.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395715505
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.22 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Raising Media-Literate Children
1 As Children Grow: Screen Influence 1
2 A New Approach to the Home Screen: Family Media Literacy 27
3 Bam! Smash! Pow! Screen Violence 54
4 The Coin of the Realm: Screen Advertising 77
5 The Show's the Thing! News and Talk Shows 94
6 Typecast: Screen Stereotypes 110
7 Family Media Literacy Activities 133
Appendix A Reflecting on Media Literacy: A Checklist 153
Appendix B Questions Parents Commonly Ask 155
Appendix C Sample Letters Children Can Write 159
Resources: Books, Videos, Software, and Organizations 163
Notes 193
Index 199
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