Alicia Haywood, Executive Director of iSpeakMedia, chats with host Carmelita Tiu and unpacks what media literacy is and explains how we can build media literate kids (it’s easier, in some ways, than you think)!
- Questions to ask
- A playful way to invite dialogue about media literacy
- How simply modeling can help ensure your child becomes media literate
To learn more about Alicia Haywood and the ISpeakMedia Foundation, visit www.ispeakmedia.org, follow @ispeakmediafoundation on Instagram, and follow @ispeakmedia on Twitter. You can also find Alicia on LinkedIn here.
In this episode – references and additional resources:
Previous episodes of Know Them, Be Them, Raise Them:
- Understanding Body Positivity and Fat Phobia // with Emily Lauren Dick (Ep. 24)
- Confident and Grounded Daughters in a Social Media World // with Charlsey Childers (Ep. 10)
- Self-love and Second Guessing Society’s Definitions of Success // with Lacey C. Clark! (Ep. 22)
Books and links:
- Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel, by Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D
- So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids, by Diane E. Levin, Ph.D and Jean Kilbourn, Ed.D
- Digital Wellness Lab
- Common Sense Media’s 5 Questions Students Should Ask About Media
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