In this episode of the EduRoadTrip, we met with Julie Smith at the CNN Headquarters. She shared with us her mission of spreading media literacy to all people. After the interview, you will be connected with our Travel Agent and find out What’s in our Suitcase.
Greg Bagby: @gregbagby
Justin Birckbichler: @mr_b_teacher
Mari Venturino: @msventurino
We interviewed Julie Smith, author of Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save our Plugged-In World, and learned a lot about media literacy and how it is essential to understand in our world. She shares experiences and lessons we can share with our students.
Our Travel Agent is Sharon Plante, a learning disabilities technologist for a small district in Connecticut. She is the author of Using Technology to Engage Students with Disabilities. She is also the co-founder of #edtechchat.
What’s in Our Suitcase?
This week we featured Google Draw, part of Google Apps. With Draw, you can create and collaborate on images and graphics. It is easy for kids and adults to use.