Week #8

We had discussed media literacy. According to Grosseck and Malita (2018), media literacy is a “combination of digital, social, and cognitive skills” (Grosseck and Malita, 2018). We are all aware that when it comes to teaching and learning, we are dependent on using digital literature that we can just search online. Also, to make everything easier for school, we use different educational media platforms to deliver the lessons very well to our students.

The schools are now in 21st-century learning, and the curriculum is integrated with ICT. When it comes to learning, searching online is a big part of our students lives to have resources and learn. We have to guide and discuss with our students how to be keen observers when they research online for articles, journals, videos, and others, because now they are also a part of the digital citizenry. And we also want them to be aware and learn from real information when it comes to their studies.

As digital citizens, we should be aware of everything that we see, read, and hear in online media. As adults, students must learn from us that we are media literate. like how responsible we are when consuming information and using social media and the internet wisely. When I read this article, Practice Innovations: Seeing is no longer believing — the rise of deepfakes – Thomson Reuters Institute one of the resources we have in our class. When applying AI in education, we must see the advantages and disadvantages of it. We all know that some content is useful in teaching and learning, especially because of interactive features that students will appreciate more because they show realistic effects. Also, in mathematics, they can easily compute and analyze data. But then, when we look on the other side, there are disadvantages like copyright issues, using voices and images that are not owned, and also showing fake information.

Every piece of information that we may see, read, or hear. We have to analyze and do more research before we share to anyone, especially young minds.

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