Free Video Editor Boosts Kids' Media Literacy

3/16/2017 5:50:00 AM

Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: MediaBreaker/Studios
Summary: Free video-remix tool boosts media literacy, presents some challenges


Pros: Lots of support: example videos, tutorials, guides, lesson plans.
Cons: Since students will need to use YouTube and the third-party site deturl.com, classroom implementation can be challenging.
Bottom Line: It's not without its challenges for teachers, but at its core MediaBreaker is an easy-to-use and free tool for teaching critical media-making and literacy.

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By Common Sense Education

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