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Claiming Space

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Staking a claim on MySpace, Facebook, or any social-networking site is more than a trend-it's about identity and the desire to be known. And exploring techniques of self-presentation is a powerful way for students to hold a mirror up to themselves and their media-literacy skills.

Research Scientist Shelley Pasnik highlights teaching activities that take advantage of these popular web destinations to engage youth in some critical thinking in this Media Smart Tips column written for Cable in the Classroom Magazine

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