The media impacts at our daily lives is increasing day by day and emerging communication technologies. These effects are seen on children and youth rather than adults, noticeably. Despite the strong influence of the media, our youths and children must be conscious against media messages and must develop reading skills the media and writing on media.The overall objective of the research, is to determine the students' opinions, observations and habits related media literacy skills which it has grown importance worldwide. It has been consulted to opinions and observations of students in order to determine how much they space given to the media in their daily lives, which and why they used media tools. The obtained data was tried to be confirmed by the observations and opinions of their parents. The research was conducted with qualitative research methods. The data which were obtained by interviews were analyzed with content analysis. Research results have appear that: Students has used computer, television and smart phones intensively and students has used for entertainment, social communication and information these tools. Also it has been found that the students are unaware of the search strategy to achieve accurate and reliable information on the internet. An important part of the parents in the research has tried to preserve own children against media's negative effects with protectionist way. For this reasons the parents have restricted the own children related to use of the media toolls certain days and times. However it is understood that the parents were not found to be in any effort to correct understanding of media and message.
media, media literacy, media literacy skills, media and education.