Download Media Literacy Safe & Healthy Choices Curriculum Fast Facts showing details about the curriculum. We also have a product sheet from PCG that has information regarding the course. Click Here
As educators, you most likely witness first-hand the impact of media on your students. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, media exposure may contribute significantly to obesity, poor nutrition, cigarette & alcohol use, violent, aggressive and anti-social behavior, risky sexual attitudes and behavior, poor self-image and low self-esteem, nightmares, disrupted sleep, anxiety and lowered academic achievement. [Pediatrics, December 2006]. Media Power Youth has answered your plea for help by providing this evidence based curriculum and training for educators. The program has been evaluated by the Center on Media and Child Health, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School and proven effective. Click here to learn more about Media Power Youth’s proven results.
Media Literacy for Safe & Healthy Choices -Upper Elementary uses the topic, Effects of Media on Violence to demonstrate the impact media has on our developing youth. The program includes 8 hours of online professional development training for educators with an evidence based, 12 lesson curriculum; divided into three units: media and violence/ bullying, media and tobacco/alcohol, media and food choices. Units can be taught independently by guidance, health, library/media, and classroom teachers, as well as multidisciplinary teams.
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Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices has demonstrated evidence of helping children significantly increase understanding that media and advertising: