Students don't need to appreciate the power of media literacy to be impacted by it. Take a look at these articles and resources, and use them to learn how to understand your world.
Documentary filmmaking for teens from UnderstandMedia.com - Learn to make your own documentary films with your friends.
All about blogging from UnderstandMedia.com - Learn all about blogging and how it can help you spread your ideas to people all around the world.
Conducting academic-quality research with Google from UnderstandMedia.com - A list of ways to use Google to help you research papers for class.