Media literacy skills have become essential for young people to successfully navigate and critically assess the ever-increasing amount of information they receive throughout their day-on social media, advertisements, television, and film therefore, it is crucial for students to comprehend and identify ow media, both historically and in contemporary society, can be used as a toll to incite hate and violence against certain groups. this learning opportunity examines the events of the Holocaust thought the lens of media, by examining propaganda deployed by the Nazis to discriminate against Jews and other minorities. Educators will gain the tools to facilitate classroom discussions on the role and impact of Nazi propaganda during the Holocaust and support their students to critically analyze media in today's world.
Through this program, educators will:
1. Explore a sound pedagogy for the planning and implementation of Holocaust education in the classroom,
2. Receive a framework to guide students as they build media literacy skills through a critical examination of the role of Nazi propaganda curing the Holocaust,
3. Identify opportunities to connect the lessons of the Holocaust with more current examples of hate oriented propaganda; and
4. Build confidence and capacity to teach about media literacy and propaganda.
This session will be held at Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Conway, Arkansas and facilitated by Kayla Fletcher.