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Question Your Media: Vet It Before You Share It Do you trust everything you read? Hopefully not — 84% of Millennials acknowledge that news and information is presented with some bias. It’s only when you train yourself to be “media literate” that you can look past the surface of information. And once you decide what’s truthful, you can create and share your own messages. Media literacy is an approach to deciphering data, including the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate information in all forms, from ads to blogs to online news.
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Gold Coast study links school libraries and teacher librarians to literacy Katrina Germein reads her latest book, My Dad STILL Thinks He's Funny. Photography by Medea Patyi. Used with permission A recent study conducted by the School Library Association of Queensland (SLAQ) in partnership with QUT's Children and Youth Research Centre has created an invaluable snapshot of contemporary school libraries in Australia, and provided further evidence of the positive impacts that school libraries and teacher librarians can make to school communities and students' learning and social wellbeing.
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A speech that will be ‘remembered for a long, long time’ Lisa Macuja Elizalde, as she is being introduced to the Class of 2015 of the Ateneo de Manila University. Photo by Dr. Remmon Berbaza Lisa Macuja Elizalde, the country’s most famous ballerina, addressed the graduating students of the School of Humanities and the John Gokongwei School of Management of the Ateneo de Manila University on Saturday with a speech that drew raves from graduates and teachers immediately after the commencement rites and then quickly circulated by word of mouth and on social media. It was a classic commencement speech, meeting all the needs that that form is expected to meet: It made an immediate connection with the graduating class, paid tribute to the institution the students were graduating from, teased the institution’s self-image with a well-chosen punchline, drew deep from the speaker’s personal experience, then extracted lessons from that experience for the benefit of the audience.
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