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What is Media Mentorship?: Screens, Libraries, and Kids

What is Media Mentorship?: Screens, Libraries, and Kids

Incorporating the latest research, we will define media mentorship and provide tools and strategies for supporting families with young children. Topics will include early literacy & language development, family engagement, and the digital divide. We will cover the three types of media mentorship: media advisory and evaluation, programming, and supported access to curated content.
 
Learning outcomes:
* Understand the role of a media mentor;
* Create a Media Mentor Mission Statement;
* Evaluate and select new media for use with young children;
* Recognize strategies for empowering parents as media mentors.
 
Requirements:
* Read Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth available here.
* Bring an internet connected device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop.
 
There will be a one hour break for lunch. Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.
 
LOCATION:
MLS Marlborough
PLEASE NOTE: THE MLS OFFICE IN MARLBOROUGH HAS MOVED!
The new address is:
33 Boston Post Road WEST, Suite 400
Marlborough, MA 01752
Date:
Friday, November 8, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:
MLS-Marlborough
Campus:
CE Classes
Categories:
   School Libraries      Urban Libraries      User Services      Youth Services  
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