Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship

The AESD/OSPI EdTech team is collaborating to provide our school districts with media literacy and digital citizenship resources and professional learning opportunities. Please see the current options provided below and check back regularly to view additional resources.

OSPI Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship

The OSPI Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship website highlights that Media literacy and digital citizenship are overlapping content areas that should be integrated into every subject taught in today’s classrooms. The media literacy and digital citizenship learning standards can lead students to think critically about the messages they consume and create through a variety of forms of communication. Those associated with digital citizenship enable students to use technology in ways that are safe, responsible, ethical, and kind.

OSPI Contact

Lesley James
Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Program Supervisor

Media Literacy Across the Curriculum (Asynchronous Course)

This course is for teachers, librarians, and others who may wish to explore media literacy skills and how those skills are embedded in the Washington State Learning Standards in Mathematics, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science/Engineering (NGSS), Health, and/or Educational Technology.

The course is a self-paced, asynchronous Canvas Course. Participants will receive email instructions on joining the Canvas course upon registering in PD Enroller.

Statewide Learning Opportunities

Click on a course below to learn more and register:

Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship Connections

Washington OER Commons Hub

Provides free, open education resources such as the Educational Technology Collection and Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Collection

Washington Librarian Association

Consider connecting with the Washington Librarian Association

Common Sense Digital Citizenship curriculum

A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.