Teacher Resources

Global Action Project (GAP) features media curriculum on community engagement and youth media production.

Technology Literacy Collaborative (TLC) features curriculum on a wide array of digital literacy standards and media production for working with youth and adults.

Teen Futures Media Network has supported a media literacy- based curriculum presented by teens to teens about sex education and body image.

The Center for Media Literacy (CML) is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally and internationally.  CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture.  To meet such ends, they produce curriculum.

The Critical Media Project provides useful links and DIY activities for educators about media literacy and the politics of identity.

Walker Art Center’s “A Teen Programs How-To Kit” lays out tips for starting a youth program.

Twin Cities Mental Health Resources provides a curated list of local mental health clinics that are accessible and safe for youth identifying as LGBTQIA+, youth of color, and youth experiencing homelessness.

Gender Spectrum‘s mission is to create a gender-inclusive world for all children and youth.  To accomplish this, they help families, organizations, and institutions increase understandings of gender and consider the implications that evolving views have for each of us.

Adobe Youth Voices offers curriculum on video, photography, and audio production.

StoryCorps provides great questions to ask during interviews with all types of subjects.

Transom.org, an open site for public radio users and listeners, offers tools for radio storytelling and production and details workshops done for youth on these topics.

Youth Learn offers educators and youth workers resources and services to create powerful learning experiences.

Youth Radio shares curriculum for making podcasts, writing commentary and other storytelling techniques and media.

Reflections of Girls in the Media: A Content Analysis Across Six Media and a National Survey of Children.  Conducted for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Children Now.

The Bribed Soul: Ads, TV and American Culture.  How advertising transforms both our experience and identity into a “sponsored life.”  Leslie Savan.