Test for 9-12
The test for childrenThe Media Competency Test for children ages 9 through 12 is there to assist parents and educators to evaluate how competently their children deal with media.
Test for 13-15
The test for teensOur Media Competency Test is a playful introduction for teens ages 13–15 to learn how competent they are in dealing with digital media.
Competency modelIt’s important for children and adolescents to be able to use media creatively and safely at a young age already, as well as communicate via media as well as understand and evaluate the information they find.
"Self-made cell case"
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"When using digital media in school, it’s not the contents that should be determined through the medium, rather the other way around. That’s how a natural link between analog and digital media arises."
"I dispute that children are basically more competent in media use than adults. What the adults can learn from the children, however, is an open approach to media."
"Digital media are first and foremost means of communication. Learning to communicate and be communicative offers many opportunities in life, for example in the work and study worlds, but also in private life."
"When promoting media literacy, along with the pupils and students, teachers must also be considered. That’s how creative lessons can be designed to inspire to learn."
"The digital media open up a host of new possibilities and accordingly learning in school and other educational institutions will change radically."
"Safe and competent handling of digital media is necessary to understanding and autonomously shaping the virtual world."
"In our increasingly digitized world safety plays an extremely large role in learning and teaching."