Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
Board of Directors
Sherri Hope Culver
David Cooper Moore
Jaclyn Kahn Siegel
Laurie Chin Sayres
Student Leadership Council
The purpose of
media literacy education is to develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression needed by critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today's world.
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edia Literacy Week
United States Media Literacy Week
November 6 - November 10, 2017
It's not too early to start planning your MLW events and activities.
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School librarians teach
CRAAP to fight fake news
USA Today outlines how school librarians
are teaching students CRAAP, an acronym that stands for Currency (timeliness), Relevance (importance),
Philadelphia Inquirer: Navigating
punishing, riveting news cycles
NAMLE board member and past President, Sherri Hope Culver, provided commentary on the impact of social media on the news cycle in the age of Trump.
Students get media literacy
lesson on trip to Greece
Students from a Carlsbad, California high school traveled to Greece to film the story of the migrant crisis they were not seeing on television.
Mark Your Calendars
Event: "Unraveling #fakenews from
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY
2017 Digital Media & Learning Conference
University of California
U.S. Media Literacy Week
ed: Meet our Members
"Information is available in dozens of written, auditory and visual formats, including reading and writing in the media. It is very necessary to be able to understand the media message provided to them from different media. The use of modern technology in the media and education are two paths that go together towards raising awareness and creating a new generation that are more powerful and interactive."
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Teachers: Win a Trip to
the 9/11 Memorial in NYC
Teachers can enter to win an expense-paid trip to visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City thanks to a partnership between the National Youth Leadership Council, Teach for America, and the Corporation for National & Community Service.
You Live In
The Representation Project has announced the release of the Second Edition of The Mask You Live In
curriculum that can be utilized in youth-facing programs. The $350 curriculum and license includes an educational DVD with the feature film and supplemental video clips, the new curriculum for K-5, middle and high school, and college/university students, as well as unlimited rights to use the curriculum and host screenings.
Workshop & Curriculum:
What's the REAL DEAL about Truth & Power
The REAL DEAL workshops are designed for classroom teachers, after-school teachers, community mentors or youth empowerment educators and include the movies, curriculum and contest kit. The lessons in the Truth & Power curriculum are designed to educate and ignite the power within our young people, to challenge societal norms affecting their lives.
Report: Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The News Literacy Project
Assistant Professor, Media and Intersectionality
University of Oregon
Director of Library Media Services
Oklahoma City Public Schools
Digital Humanities and New Media
Director of Media Education and Partnerships
Community Media Access Partnerships (CMAP TV)
Assistant Professor, Media Studies
Lebanese American University
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