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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Alliance of Civilizations Media Literacy Clearinghouse

The Alliance of Civilizations is an organization of the United Nations. The Alliance of Civilizations has created a resource center for locating educational resources on media literacy. On the Alliance of Civilizations Media Literacy Clearinghouse you can search for resources by topic (media literacy, media policy, or youth media), by language, or by country.

The Alliance of Civilizations is currently accepting submissions for the Plural+ Video Festival. The Plural+ Video Festival is looking for students to submit videos about their experiences, thoughts, and ideas about the issues of migrant inclusion, diversity, human rights, and creating social cohesiveness. Click here to find all of the details about the Plural+ Video Festival.

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The Alliance Civilizations Media Literacy Clearinghouse could be a good place to find resources for teaching media literacy. The Plural+ Video Festival could be a good way to get your students thinking about what elements are necessary for a harmonious community.