Digital Smarts - The Social Dilemma and Digital Literacy

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Netflix’s recent documentary The Social Dilemma has become a topic of conversation on television, radio and podcasts lately, and many teachers and parents are using it to teach digital or media literacy. The definition of digital or media literacy – according to the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) – is “the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, CREATE, and ACT using all forms of communication” and there couldn’t be a timelier topic. Take a look at this article  from the MiddleWeb site for some ideas on places to start with your kids at looking at this topic, and as a guide to the documentary.