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Navigating Youth Media
As the forward in this report states, "Young people are navigating their developing identities in the midst of tremendous social and technological change. They are increasingly relying on digital media to connect, learn, and play." This initiative is seeking to identify current media habits, gaps and ways media can better benefit youth.
This report is the first publication of an initiative called By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences. Media production by youth, with youth, and for youth describes approaches to engaging public media’s “missing audience” of tweens and teens who fall between content offerings for young children and adults. This literature review is a precursor to the full report, which will represent the ideas of a diverse group of youth ages 10-17 being interviewed at the time of this publication.
Virtual Programs with Teens
from Teen Librarian Cindy Shutts: Cindy Crushes Programming www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com
Virtual programming for teens
Aiden Tyler QuaranTEEN weekly webcast serial at Junior Library Guild
Try a Teen Tech Scavenger Hunt--see Tennessee State Library's example.
The Trevor Project offers accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.
Blog post: Let's Talk About Public Media and the Next Generation
More about By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audience
College and Career Readiness/Mentoring
Games People Play
Suggestions for games to play on Zoom from Teen Services Underground.