Teachers for an Informed Public (TiP) is a group of teachers & librarians dedicated to bringing media literacy education to our students and communities. TiP is inspired by the work of the University of Washington Center for an Informed Public

TiP is composed of elementary, middle, and high school educators from throughout Washington State. We are actively recruiting educators from the United States and Canada who are interested in media literacy education. Head to the About Page to learn more about what we do and how to get involved.

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The full Digital Survival Skills curriculum can be found here.

The four main lessons / assignments are:

My Media Environment
Confirmation Bias
YouTube Algorithm

See the MisinfoDay Jr. Toolkit from the University of Washington Center for an Informed Public for more teaching resources and everything you need to host your own MisinfoDay Jr. event with students.

TiP Founder Highlights Importance of Media Literacy

TiP co-founder Shawn Lee talks about the importance of media literacy education in his TED-style talk for the OER Conference for K-12 Social Studies in August 2020.

Shawn Lee, The Media Literacy Lifeline