About Media Literacy

Media Literacy
in Wisconsin

  • Tag: Information and Technology Literacy
  • Tag: Early Learning – Grade 12

Join a cohort of Wisconsin educators or work on your own to become a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator. You can complete a series of eight micro-credentials, submitted through the Digital Promise platform, demonstrating how to critically evaluate and analyze media, create audio and video for instruction, and build lesson plans that help students become thoughtful media consumers and creators. See examples from previous educator portfolios on our Implement page.

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    Support Critical Thinking

    Engage your K-12 students in thinking critically about their roles as media consumers and creators.

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    Receive Community Support

    Join a community of practice with other Wisconsin educators. Gain support from your peers and from PBS Wisconsin staff.

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    Earn Recognition

    Receive recognition for your media literacy expertise from a trusted educational media organization.

Join a Media Literacy Cohort

Submissions open!

PBS Wisconsin Education hosts a cohort of Wisconsin K-12 educators working toward PBS Media Literacy Educator micro-credentials. The cohort includes a webinar series, individual work, and one required in-person workshop. Learn more and access the application for the 2024-2025 school year. Applications are open through June 14, 2024.

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Testimonial

“Students are exposed to so many different sources every day. If they don't have the proper analytical skills, they are more likely to fall for disinformation. Media literacy supports students to make better choices.”
Jaclyn Jecha
New Berlin West Middle and High School, New Berlin