As the internet transforms our lives and the way we interact with media, those who are unable to access technology can be left out of important conversations. Data from the International Telecommunications Union shows that computer and internet usage amongst youth varies radically around the world and unsurprisingly, lower income nations tend to see much lower rates of access. When at least a trillion dollars of our global economy relies on the internet, this lack of equal access means a lack of equal participation in the world.
Now that you’ve organized your research and ideas, it’s time to make some movie magic. First, check out these 15 Tips for Your Video Entry.
Next, we’ve gathered some useful resources and ideas for creating your video projects. The websites, software, and smartphone apps included on this page are free and easy to use. There are tutorials and guides linked to this page to help you use these tools effectively and make your video the best it can be!
Last week we briefly discussed how well Population Education resources align with the 21st Century curriculum. Today we are going to focus on one of the themes of 21st Century Skills, Global Awareness. Specifically, “using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues”, as the framework states.