Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
NAMLE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Erin Reilly, President
David W. Brown
Sherri Hope Culver
Belinha De Abreu
David Cooper Moore
Jaclyn Kahn Siegel
Laurie Chin Sayres
NAMLE STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Emily Bailin Wells
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Core Principles of Media Literacy Education
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.
June 26 - 28 at Roosevelt University in Chicago.
THE NAMLE CONFERENCE IS LESS
THAN A MONTH AWAY!
Over 150 presenters.
Over 50 sessions.
YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!
ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
Leadership Council Member, Emily Bailin Wells, talked with Rona Zlokower, Executive Director of Media Power Youth in Manchester, NH. Read the spotlight article
"What's Your Story?" Youth Video Contest Announces Winners!
Trend Micro announced winners of their 2017 "What's Your Story?"™ youth video contest. The annual competition aims to encourage and empower students and young adults to share their views on how we can make the Internet a better place for all. Schools and individuals in the U.S. and Canada submitted videos that answered the question, "If you could change one thing about the Internet, what would you change?" for a chance to win the grand prize of $10,000 each - one for a student and another for a school. Additional cash prizes of $1,000 were offered to four runner-up winners, with several other entries receiving Honorable Mention. A complete list of winners can be found here.
Constructivist Media Decoding:
Media Literacy and Critical Thinking in Social Studies
Project Look Sharp
(Ithaca College's media literacy initiative) and NCSS are sponsoring a three day workshop in Constructivist Media Decoding (CMD) from July 24-26, 2017 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Join them to learn Constructivist Media Decoding theory, analyze models, access resources and gain the knowledge, skills, materials and practice in developing and delivering inquiry-based media analysis activities in social studies. Participants will receive individual feedback, reflect with colleagues, and finalize integration plans using diverse media documents and inquiry-based techniques that integrate critical thinking and literacy skills with core social studies curriculum. Click here to learn more and to register.
New Digital Streaming Platform!
15% Discount for NAMLE
Partners & Members
New Day Films
has its own digital streaming platform up and running! Check out their collection and exciting new releases here. Take advantage of 15% off all orders through May 31st. Use the code NAML15 at checkout. Be on the look-out for them at the 2017 NAMLE Conference next month.
PBS' Point of View Network Celebrates
30th Anniversary with Free Documentary Screenings
PBS's 30th Anniversary Season of documentaries is now available for free screenings via the recently re-launched
POV Community Network
This year's offers a timely montage o
f diverse stories united by universal desires for inclusion, success and safety -- from Syrian immigrants adjusting to life in Los Angeles to North Carolina's rural African American communities to suburban police forces navigating rising tensions in their neighborhoods. These films are available for free screenings by signing up.
Click here to learn more.
Celebrating Father's Day by Offering 25% Off Film Screening of The Mask You Live In
Sign up for a screening of The Mask You Live In before June 18th and receive 25% off!
This film has been screened by hundreds of organizations to engage staff in meaningful dialogue around how they can overcome limiting gender stereotypes and social injustices. Their films are ongoing campaigns designed to spark a national dialogue on gender norms and authentic leadership. Each film also includes a community screening guide to help facilitate a meaningful discussion.
to connect directly with their team who will help you plan, execute and promote the screening of our film at your organization. Click on the video to view the trailer below:
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