Media literacy and critical thinking lesson in which students will complete and present a quantitative research project on media representation of sustainability.
Project Look Sharp offers standards-aligned lessons that empower students to decode media depictions related to the environment, sustainability, and environmental justice, covering a wide array of topics from climate change to economics. Its constructivist media decoding approach can be applied across multiple subject areas, including science, social science, history, language arts, and more, providing a versatile pedagogical resource for educators.
Mucktracker serves as a valuable tool for teaching students the profound impact of language on our perceptions of the world, with a specific focus on climate change reporting. Through its lessons and resources, Mucktracker empowers educators to foster classroom discussions from an ecomedia literacy perspective, enabling students to critically assess media coverage, identify patterns, and discern the implications for our contemporary world.
This learning platform is part of a research study on implementing ecomedia literacy from a critical pedagogy perspective in Lebanon. It includes case studies (e-waste and bitcoin), learning materials, and research links.